On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1944

Historical Events

  • Japan begins offensive in Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Elton Gallegly, American politician (Rep-R-California 1987-2013), born in Huntington Park, California
  • J├╝rgen Theobaldy, German writer, born in Strasberg, France
  • Michael Rosbash, American geneticist (Nobel Prize 2017, Drosophila period gene), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Stanley Schmidt, American science fiction writer and editor, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Townes Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter ("Kathleen"; "Loretta"), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1997)
1944 Highlights

About March 7, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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