On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1944

Historical Events

  • 4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153
  • Soviet offensive in central front sector

Historic Event

Thomas Mann becomes a US citizen

Novelist Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann

Famous Birthdays

  • Rosetta Hightower, American pop singer (The Orlons - "Don't Hang Up"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)
1944 Highlights

About June 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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