On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1944

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • St. Clair Lee, American singer (Rock the Boat), born in California
  • Tony Visconti, American music producer (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? 76 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus