On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1944

Historical Events

Film Release

"Gaslight", starring an 18-year-old Angela Lansbury in her film debut, is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Peggy Santiglia, American singer-songwriter (Angels), born in Belleville, New Jersey

Famous Weddings

Ted Williams

Baseball player Ted Williams marries Doris Soule (divorced 1954)

1944 Highlights

About May 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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