What Happened on January 17, 1944

Historical Events

  • British corvette HMS Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Denny Doyle, American MLB baseball second baseman, 1970-77 (Philadelphia Phillies, and 1 other team), born in Glasgow, Kentucky (d. 2022)
  • Fran├žoise Hardy, French pop singer-songwriter, and actress, born in Paris, France
Born in 1944
1944 Highlights

About January 17, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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