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

D-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


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? 78 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra