On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1944

Historical Events

Historic Event

14,000 Jews of Munkacs, Hungary, deported to Auschwitz

  • Cincinnati Red Clyde Shoun no-hits Boston Braves, 1-0

Historic Event

Eisenhower, Montgomery, Churchill and King George VI discuss the plan for D-Day

  • Sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Alter, Missouri State Senator
  • Gunilla Hutton, Goteborg Sweden, actress (Petticoat Junction)
  • Ian "Tich" Amey, British rock musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury Wiltshire
  • Miruts Yifter 'Yifter the Shifter', Ethiopian runner (Olympic golds 1980), born in Adigrat (d. 2016)
1944 Highlights

About May 15, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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