On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Edmunds, Welsh rock singer and guitarist (Rockpile - "Girls Talk"; "I Knew The Bride"), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), born in Yalkhori, Chechen-Ingush (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Gentile, Italian philosopher (The Doctrine of Fascism), dies at 68
1944 Highlights

About April 15, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries