On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1944

Historical Events

  • The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Arons, Dutch director & actor (Waaldrecht), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80
1944 Highlights

About January 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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