On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)
  • Nazi forces begin killing civilians in the Italian village of Marzabotto

Battle of InterestD-Day

Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of President Theodore Roosevelt, is posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for directing troops at Utah Beach during the D-Day landings

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Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F. Sargent
Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F. Sargent
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Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Cowles, American soap actor (Eban Japes-Loving, Billy-All My Children), born in New York, (d. 2014)
1944 Highlights

About September 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra