On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Reeves, NFL Coach (NY Giants, Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Laurie London, English singer
  • Pehr Henrik Nordgren, Finnish composer (The Whole World Will Lament; Kwaidan-balladit), born in Saltvik, Ă…land Islands, Finland (d. 2008)
  • Peter Lynch, American investor

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71
1944 Highlights

About January 19, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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