On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st mobile electric power plant delivered in Philadelphia
  • British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Derome, Canadian broadcaster (Le Téléjournal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer and bandleader, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Rory Byrne, South African engineer & car designer, born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • William Sanderson, American actor (Newhart, Blade Runner, True Blood), born in Memphis, Tennessee
1944 Highlights

About January 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn