What Happened on January 19, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Reeves, American football coach (AP NFL Coach of the Year 1993 NY Giants, 1998 Atlanta Falcons; Denver Broncos), born in Rome, Georgia (d. 2021)
  • 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
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

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

About January 19, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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