On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel "Taz" DiGregorio, American country-rock keyboardist (Charlie Daniels Band), born in Southbridge, Massachusetts (d. 2011)
  • Terry Brooks, American fantasy fiction author (Sword of Shannara), born in Sterling, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)
1944 Highlights

About January 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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