On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1944

Historical Events

  • Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Celli, composer
  • Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, LBJ's daughter
  • Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Trio)
  • Said Musa, Prime Minister of Belize
  • Sirhan Sirhan, Palestinian-born assassin

Famous Deaths

  • William Hale Thompson, American mayor of Chicago (b. 1869)
1944 Highlights

About March 19, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces