What Happened on September 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • Canadian troops liberate Abbeville, France
  • Frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for US Tennis title
  • French troops liberate Lyon
  • Last transport from Westerbork to Auschwitz
  • Prince Bernhard appointed supreme commander of Neth Domestic Arm Force
  • Tank division of British Guards free Brussels

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • Sherwood C "Woody" Spring, Col USA/astronaut (STS 61B), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75