On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1944

Historical Events

  • Soviet army begins offensive at Oranienbaum/Wolchow

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Marsh, Australian golfer, course designer (US Senior Open 1997, The Tradition 1999), born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
  • Marjoe Gortner, American evangelist (Marjoe) and actor (Earthquake; Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California [1]
  • Nina Totenberg, American journalist, born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed Emin Yurdakul, Turkish poet, dies at about 74
1944 Highlights

About January 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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