What Happened on December 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Britain's Home Guard ('Dad's Army') is officially stood down at a special farewell parade in Hyde Park, London.
  • British order to disarm causes general strike in Greece
  • Hungarian death march of Jews ends
  • Mussert puts Seyss-Inquart plan for small Nazi-Europe
  • NFL Cardinals-Pitts merger disolves
  • The Greek Civil War breaks out in a newly-liberated Greece, between communists and royalists.
  • US 5th Armoured division occupies Brandenburg Hurtgenwald

Famous Deaths

  • Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75