On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz
  • Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 1,376

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Eisenhower becomes the Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Greek Colonel Venizelos forms government
1944 Highlights

About April 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries