What Happened on November 1, 1944

Historical Events

  • Mary Coyle Chase's "Harvey" premieres in NYC
  • World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
  • Zeeuws & Flanders liberated
1944 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Richard) "Kinky" Friedman, American country rocker ("Ride 'Em Jewboy"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, American pro wrestling manager, colour commentator and wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia 2011-13, born in Faa'a, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Born in 1944

About November 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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