What Happened on March 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st US bombing of Berlin
  • Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Womack, American R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuel Weiss, American hitman (b. 1906) (executed)
  • Fannie Barrier Williams, American educator and political activist (b. 1855)


Louis Buchalter, American mobster (Murder, Inc.), executed at 47

  • Louis Capone, New York organized crime figure (b. 1896) (executed)