On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1944

Historical Events

  • 891 British bombers attack Berlin in the largest raid by the RAF against the city
  • Allies begin attack on Axis held Monte Cassino monastery, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Serebrov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-8, TM-8, TM-17), born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2013)
  • Michael "Mick" Avory, British rock drummer (The Kinks, 1964-84 - "A Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy"), born in East Molesey, Surrey
  • Tineke Netelenbos, Dutch director and politician (PvdA), born in Wormerveer, Holland
1944 Highlights

About February 15, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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