On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1944

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Deaths

  • Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, Polish composer and conductor, dies at 59
  • Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine (b. 1920)
1944 Highlights

About April 9, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries