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


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