What Happened on December 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium
  • Sub Swordfish departs Pearl Harbor for Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • (Michael) "Mo" Foster, British session and touring rock bassist and producer, born in Byfleet, Surrey, England
  • Colin "Barry" Jenkins, English rock drummer (Animals - "House of the Rising Sun"), born in Leicester, United Kingdom

Steve CarltonSteve Carlton (78 years old)

American Baseball HOF pitcher (NL Cy Young Award 1972, 77, 80, 82; Triple Crown 1972; 10 x MLB All Star; St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Miami, Florida

Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Langdon, American comedian (The Strong Man; Tramp, Tramp, Tramp), dies at 60

About December 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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