What Happened on January 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)
  • Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80