On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1944

Historical Events

  • Ammunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE-11) exploded at Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands
  • German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany
  • US 9th Army takes Margraten cemetery

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Loggins, American singer (Please come to Boston), born in Mountain City, Tennessee
  • Silvestre Reyes, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas 1997-2013), born in Canutillo, Texas

Person of interestTim Rice

Tim Rice, English lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice

1944 Highlights

About November 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio