On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin

Film & TV History

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 and touring bass and keyboard player (Joe Cocker; The Who), born in Woodseats, England
  • Tony McPhee, English rocker (The Groundhogs), born in Humberston, England

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Pucheu, French Internal minister to Vichy government, executed by firing squad at 44
1944 Highlights

About March 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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