On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American movie star Jimmy Stewart flies his 12th combat mission, leading the 2nd Bomb Wing in an attack on Berlin


Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Stainton, English session musician (Joe Cocker, The Who), born in Woodseats, England
  • T S "Tony" McPhee, rocker (Sad Go Round)

Famous Deaths

  • ... Pucheu, French Internal minister to Vichy, executed
1944 Highlights

About March 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries