On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Firestone, Australian racing driver
  • Estelle Bennett, vocalist (Ronettes - "Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Guich Koock, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country), born in Austin, Texas
  • Rick Davies, British rock vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter (Supertramp - "Goodbye, Stranger"), born in London, England
  • Sparky Lyle, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1973, 76, 77; World Series 1977, 78; AL Cy Young Award 1977; NY Yankees), born in DuBois, Pennsylvania
1944 Highlights

About July 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer