What Happened on April 15, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Edmunds, Welsh rock singer-songwriter 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)
  • John Wilbraham, British classical, baroque, and session trumpeter (Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields; English Chamber Orchestra; The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour), and educator, born in Bournemouth, England (d. 1998)
Born in 1944

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? 79 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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