What Happened on March 6, 1944

Historical Events

  • USAAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin
  • WWII: British and Canadian sailors boards abandoned German U-boat U-774 seeking Enigma code machine, but are forced to scuttle the sub when efforts to tow it fail

Famous Birthdays

  • Kiri Te Kanawa, New Zealand operatic soprano (Don Giovanni), born in Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Mary Wilson, American pop vocalist (Supremes - "Where Did Our Love Go?"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021) [1]
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Cohen, Dutch chemist, gassed at Auschwitz concentration camp at 74

About March 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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