Friday 28 August 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include José Eduardo dos Santos and John Carlisle.
The Glass Key, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1942 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- José Eduardo dos Santos
- John Carlisle
- Sterling Morrison: American singer and guitarist (The Velvet Underground) (d. 1995).
- Wendy Davies: Welsh historian and academic.
- Jorge Urosa: Venezuelan cardinal.
- 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)
- Gunther Hagg (Sweden) sets world record for 3,000m (8:01.2).