What Happened on August 31, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie" Italy
  • French provisional government moves from Algiers to Paris
  • French troops liberate Bordeaux
  • Soviet & Romanian troops march into Bucharest

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Hubert Lloyd, cricketer ("Supercat", 110 Tests 1966-85)
  • Jos LeDuc, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Roger Dean, English artist and designer (Yes and Asia), born in Ashford, Kent