What Happened on November 7, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US President FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E. Dewey (R)

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey
Governor of New York
Thomas E. Dewey

Famous Birthdays

  • James Dashow, American/Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jim Watkins, actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)
  • Ken Patera, American professional wrestler
  • Luigi Riva, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Sorge & Ozaki, spies, hanged in Tokyo