On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1944

Historical Events

  • Bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die

Famous Birthdays

  • George Scott, Greenville, MS, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), (d. 2013)
  • Michael Nyman, composer (Mesmer, Carrington)
  • Ric Ocasek [Richard Otcasek], American rocker (The Cars - Best Friend's Girl; Shake It Up), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)

Famous Deaths

  • O C Wingate, British general-major (Burma), dies in air crash
1944 Highlights

About March 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries