On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1944

Historical Events

  • Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain, France, overrun by Nazis

Famous Birthdays

  • Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
  • John Huarte, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1964, Notre Dame; Super Bowl 1970, KC Chiefs), born in Anaheim, California
  • John Stax [Fullagar], British rock bassist, and harmonica player (Pretty Things, 1963-67 - "Don't Bring Me Down"; "Cry To Me"), born in Crayford, Kent, England
1944 Highlights

About April 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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