What Happened on December 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres
  • Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands
  • Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Pennac, French writer born in Morocco
  • Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
  • Michael W. Hagee, 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor
  • Tahar Ben Jelloun, French writer of Moroccan origin