On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st Japanese suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)
  • Amsterdam: Vondelpark closed because of kappen of trees
  • Dutch Prince Bernhard establishes staff in Breda, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwean field hockey coach and player (Olympic gold 1980), born in Blantyre, Nyasaland

Famous Weddings

Eileen Ford

Model agency executive Eileen Ottensoser (22) weds businessman Gerard W. Ford (20) in San Francisco, California

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
Eileen Ford

Famous Deaths

  • Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
1944 Highlights

About November 20, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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