What Happened on December 30, 1944

Historical Events

  • King George II of Greece, abdicates his throne, appointing Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens as Regent in 1945
  • Sergei Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy Admiral, former U.S. Central Command commander, born in East Orange, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Romain Roland, French writer/pacifist (Nobel 1915), dies at 78
1944 Highlights

About December 30, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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