On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1944

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Eisenhower takes command of Allied Invasion Force in London

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris de Marigny, painter/designer
  • Jim Stafford, American singer (Spiders & Snakes, My Girl Bill), born in Eloise, Florida
1944 Highlights

About January 16, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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