What Happened on September 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt
  • 58th U.S. Women's National tennis Championship: Pauline Betz Addie beats Margaret Osborne duPont (6-3, 8-6)
  • 64th U.S. Men's National Tennis Championship: Frank Parker beats William Talbert (6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3)
  • British 11th Armoured Division frees Antwerp
  • Finland breaks diplomatic contact with Nazi Germany
  • US 1st Army frees Namen

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)
  • Gene Parsons, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)
  • Jennifer Salt, actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed