On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1944

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • (Bernard) St. Clair Lee, American pop singer (The Hues Corporation - "Rock The Boat"), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)
  • Tony Visconti, American music producer (David Bowie's Blackstar; Low; "Heroes"), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • William Stephens, U.S. political figure (b. 1859)
1944 Highlights

About April 24, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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