On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1944

Historical Events

  • U-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlice Walker

Alice Walker, American novelist (The Color Purple, Meridian), born in Putnam County, Georgia

Novelist Alice Walker
Alice Walker
  • Derryn Hinch, Australian media personality
1944 Highlights

About February 9, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius