On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)

Famous Birthdays

  • Péter Eötvös, Hungarian composer, conductor and teacher ("Chinese Opera"), born in Székelyudvarhely, Transylvania, Hungary (now Romania)
  • Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician
1944 Highlights

About January 2, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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