On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1944

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Writer Jack Kerouac (22) weds author Edie Kerouac Parker

Writer Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
1944 Highlights

About August 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

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