On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1944

Historical Events

  • Jewish survivors of Kovono Ghetto emerge from their bunker
  • Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter (Traffic-Something So Strong), born in Evesham, Worcestershire, England (d. 2005)
1944 Highlights

About August 2, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo