On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1944

Historical Events

  • Cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Hwang Jang Lee, Korean martial artist and film actor, born in Aomori, Japan
  • Jared Martin, American actor (Varian-Fantastic Voyage, Dusty-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael Tilson Thomas, American conductor (San Francisco Symphony, 1995-2020), and composer (Shówa/Shoáh), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Zheng Xiaoyu, Chinese bureaucrat, born in Fuzhou, China (d. 2007)
1944 Highlights

About December 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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