What Happened on March 4, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st US bombing of Berlin
  • Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Womack, American R&B singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer ("It's All Over Now"; "Woman's Got to Have It"; "Across 110th Street"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuel Weiss, American hitman (b. 1906) (executed)
  • Fannie Barrier Williams, American educator and political activist (b. 1855)

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter (1897-1944)

Jewish-American mobster (Murder, Inc.), executed at 47

  • Louis Capone, New York organized crime figure (b. 1896) (executed)
1944 Highlights

About March 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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