What Happened on August 22, 1944

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Adolf Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd]

  • Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Henk Veldhoen, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Heinenoord, Netherlands (d. 1996)
Born in 1944

Famous Weddings

Jack Kerouac

Writer Jack Kerouac (22) weds author Edie Kerouac Parker

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55

About August 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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