What Happened on March 21, 1944

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US General Eisenhower postpones invasion of the south of France until after Normandy

Famous Birthdays

  • (Roger) Hilary Minster, British character actor ('Allo 'Allo!), born in Surrey, England (d. 1999)
  • Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • David Lindley, American session and touring multi-instrumentalist (The Kaleidoscope; Jackson Browne; James Taylor; Linda Ronstadt; Warren Zevon), born in San Marino, California (d. 2023) [1]
  • Gaye Adegbalola [Todd], American blues singer and guitarist (Sapphire, The Uppity Blues Women - "Middle Age Blues Boogie"), teacher, and activist, born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, Danish organist, choirmaster, and composer, born in Riisskov, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Jamary Oliveira, Brazilian composer (Sanctus; Piano Pièce), and music professor, born in Saúde, Bahia, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
Born in 1944
1944 Highlights

About March 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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