What Happened on August 4, 1944

Historical Events

Historic Event

Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (GrĂ¼ne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified

  • British 8th Army reaches suburbs of Florence, Italy

Historic Event

Finnish government passes a special act making Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim President of Finland

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Belzer, KOed by Hulk Hogan/comedian (How to be a Stand Up)
1944 Highlights

About August 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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