What Happened on April 24, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Double Indemnity" fim directed by Billy Wilder and starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck is released

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • 1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Visconti, US music producer (David Bowie's Space Oddity), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • [Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun], US singer (Rock the Boat)

Famous Deaths

  • William Stephens, U.S. political figure (b. 1859)