On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1944

Historical Events

  • British dive bombers attack German battleship Tirpitz at Kåfjorden, Norway
  • US Supreme Court (Smith v Allwright) "white primaries" unconstitutional

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Pritchard, British rock guitarist (Fortunes - "You've Got Your Troubles"; "Here It Comes Again"; "This Golden Ring"), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1999)
  • Ramazan Rragami, Albanian soccer midfielder (20 caps; KF Vllaznia) and manager (KF Vllaznia), born in Shkodër, Albania (d. 2022)
  • Tony Orlando [Cassavitis], American pop singer (& Dawn - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon"; "Knock Three Times"), born in NYC, New York
1944 Highlights

About April 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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