On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Chris Hillman, American singer (The Byrds - Turn Turn Turn), born in San Diego, California
  • Dennis Wilson, American drummer and vocalist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne, California (d. 1983)
  • Fran├žois Migault, French racing driver, born in Le Mans, France

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Bresnahan, American baseball player, dies at 65