On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Emory Gordy Jr., American musician & music producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Henry Vestine, American guitarist (Canned Heat), born in Takoma Park, Maryland (d. 1997)
  • Jairzinho, Brazilian footballer
  • Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], British DJ and TV personality (Kenny Everett Show), born in Seaforth, Lancashire, England (d. 1995)
  • Sam Strahan, New Zealand rugby union lock (17 caps; ManawatÅ«), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand (d. 2019)
1944 Highlights

About December 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn