On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1944

Historical Events

  • Hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick Ralphs, British rock guitarist (Mott the Hoople - "All The Young Dudes"; Bad Company - "Can't Get Enough"), born in Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, England
  • Rod Allen [Bainbridge] British pop-rock singer and bassist (Fortunes - "You've Got Your Troubles"; "Here It Comes Again"), born in Leicester, England (d. 2008)
  • Tomohiro Nishikado, Japanese video gamer developer (Space Invaders), born in Osaka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Mineichi Koga, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies
1944 Highlights

About March 31, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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