Wednesday 28 January 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans-Jurgen Baumler and Sjoukje Dijkstra.
Kings Row, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Hans-Jurgen Baumler
- Sjoukje Dijkstra: Dutch ice skater, the female world champion in her day.
- Hans-Jürgen Bäumler: German-American ice skating champion and partner of Marika Kilius, the "Ice Princess.
- Erkki Pohjanheimo: Finnish director and producer.
- Pablo Luna y Carne: Composer, dies at 61.
- German troops occupy Benghazi, Libya.
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