On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1944

Historical Events


BattleCoup d'état

Minister of War Juan Perón leads a coup in Argentina

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Bostwick, American actor (Rocky Horror Picture Show, Megaforce), born in San Mateo, California
  • Nicky Hopkins, British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - Getting In Tune; Kinks - Sunny Afternoon; Beatles - Revolution; Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in Perivale, Middlesex (d. 1994)
  • Sheila Larkin, American actress (Deborah-Storefront Lawyer), born in Brooklyn, New York
1944 Highlights

About February 24, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces