On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1944

Historical Events

Historic Event

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica

  • Operation Tractable: new Canadian offensive
  • Soviet offensive at Weichsel

Famous Birthdays

  • Robyn Smith Astaire [Melody Dawn Miller], American jockey, wife of Fred Astaire, born in San Francisco, California
1944 Highlights

About August 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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