On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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