On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1944

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm 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


LoveWedding of Interest

Baseball player Ted Williams marries Doris Soule (divorced 1954)

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

1944 Highlights

About May 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus