On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1944

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • David Lindley, American musician (The Kaleidoscope), born in San Marino, California
  • 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, composer
  • Jamary Oliveira, composer
  • Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
1944 Highlights

About March 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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