On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1944

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops conquer Jessami, Eastern India

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)
  • Rusty Staub, American baseball utility (6 x MLB All Star; Houston Colt .45s / Astros; Montreal Expos; NY Mets; Detroit Tigers) and broadcaster (Mets games 1986-95), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2018)
1944 Highlights

About April 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries