On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1944

Historical Events

  • Chinese offensive in West-Yunnan
  • Smith v Allwright (excluding Blacks from primary voting) is illegal

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
  • Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter (Is This What You Want), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2013)
  • Jim Abrahams, Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)
  • Marie-France Pisier, Daclat, Vietnam, French actress and writer (Love on the Run, Cousin cousine)
1944 Highlights

About May 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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