On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1944

Historical Events

  • US 9th division & 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen

Famous Birthdays

  • David O'Sullivan, New Zealand cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Hugo Dittberner, German writer, born in Gieboldehausen, Germany
  • Jay Hammer, American actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oliver Braddick, British psychologist (research on infant visual perception)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
1944 Highlights

About November 16, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio