What Happened on November 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen

Film Premiere

Film musical "Meet Me In St Louis", starring Judy Garland, and directed by Vincente Minnelli, premieres at Loew’s State Theater on Washington Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Romeo [Smith], Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter, born in St. D'Acre, St. Ann, Jamaica
  • Robert Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph)
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Eddington, English astrophysicist, cosmologist and mathematician (stars), dies at 61
  • George Clausen, English painter, dies at 92

About November 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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