What Happened On 28th July 1943 In History

July 28th (1943) was a Wednesday. It's the 209th day of the year (210th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 156 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 28th July, 1943

  • » World War II: Bombing of Hamburg in World War II known as Operation Gomorrah The Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg called Hamburg, Germany causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.

Famous Birthdays on July 28 in 1943

  • » Mike Bloomfield, American guitarist and songwriter (The Electric Flag) (d. 1981)
  • » Bill Bradley, American basketball player and politician
  • » Richard Wright (musician) or Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Pink Floyd) (d. 2008)

July 28th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints or Feast Day:
  • » Saint Alphonsa named Alphonsa Muttathupadathu
  • » Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frederick Handel, Henry Purcell (Calendar of saints (Episcopal Church) e.g Episcopal Church)
  • » Johann Sebastian Bach, Heinrich Schütz, George Frederick Handel (Calendar of Saints (Lutheran) known as Lutheran)
  • » Nazarius and Celsus
  • » July 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Expulsion of the Acadians Commemorations or Day of Commemoration of the Great Upheaval (Canada)
  • » Fiestas Patrias (Peru) known as Fiestas Patrias, celebrates the independence of Peru from Spain by General José de San Martín in 1821. (Peru)
  • » San Marino Public holidays and festivals or Liberation Day (San Marino)
  • » Ólavsøka Eve (Faroe Islands)

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World History for the 28th July