April 28, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Exercise "Tiger" ends with 750 US soldiers dead in D-Day rehearsal after their convoy ships were attacked by German torpedo boats off Slapton Sands, Devon.

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Stalin meets Polish US priest S Orlemanski

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Birthdays in History

  • Alice Waters, American chef
  • Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director
  • Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician

Deaths in History

  • Frank Knox, U.S. Vice-Presidential candidate (b. 1874)