What Happened on December 1, 1944

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres in Symphony Hall, Boston, by the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Serge Koussevitzky

  • Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Pennac, French writer, born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Michael Hagee, American 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor, born in Paris, France
  • Tahar Ben Jelloun, Moroccan writer (L’Enfant de Sable (The Sand Child)), born in Fes, Morocco
Born in 1944

About December 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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