What Happened on October 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
  • Gulf of Leyte battle begin
  • Soviet army invades Hungary
  • Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita's flagship the heavy cruiser Atago sinks during the Battle of Leyte Gulf

Famous Birthdays

  • Warren Burton, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
  • Hana Brady, Holocaust victim