On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Montgomery, last Major League Baseball player to bat without a helmet (1979), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dennis Russell Davies, American conductor and composer, born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Mike Mitchell, American rock guitarist (The Kingsmen -"Louie, Louie"), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2021)
1944 Highlights

About April 16, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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