Friday 28 April 1939US date format: 4/28/1939, UK date format: 28/4/1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Martine Aurillac and Judy Carne.
Rose of Washington Square, directed by Gregory Ratoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect