January 3, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • World War II: Top Ace Major Greg "Pappy" Boyington is shot down in his Corsair by Captain Masajiro Kawato flying a Zero.

Birthdays in History

  • Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke

Deaths in History

  • Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)