January 29, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 285 German bombers attack London
  • USS Missouri, the last battleship commissioned by the US Navy, is launched.
  • World War II: About 38 men, women, and children die in the Koniuchy massacre in Poland.
  • World War II: The Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy.

Birthdays in History

  • Hans Plomp, Dutch writer/poet (Venus in Holland)
  • Patrick Lipton Robinson, Jamaican judge
  • Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda

Deaths in History

  • William Allen White, US journalist (Emporia Gazette), dies at 75