What Happened on August 3, 1944

Historical Events

  • Allied troops under Lieutenant-General Joseph Stilwell take Myitkyina, Burma

Event of Interest

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp gases 4,000 gypsies

  • General Montgomery visits general Dempsey's headquarter
1944 History

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz
  • Felka Platek, wife of painter Felix Nussbaum, dies in Auschwitz

About August 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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