On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st African American reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin
  • U-762 sunk off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • SebastiĆ£o Salgado, Brazilian documentary photographer

Famous Deaths

  • Clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for England 1896), dies
1944 Highlights

About February 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius