On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1944

Historical Events

  • Massive strikes in northern Italian towns
  • U-358 sinks in Atlantic

Famous Birthdays

  • John B Breaux, (Rep-D-LA, 1972-88)
  • John Napier, English set designer (Royal Shakespeare Company), born in London, England
  • Mike D'Abo, British rock vocalist (Manfred Mann - "Mighty Quinn"; Jesus Christ Superstar - "Herod"), and songwriter ("Handbags and Gladrags"), born in Betchworth, Surrey, England
  • Roger Daltrey, English singer and founder of the rock band "The Who", born in East Acton, London, England
1944 Highlights

About March 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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