On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1944

Historical Events

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

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland

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)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Eddington, English astrophysicist, cosmologist and mathematician (stars), dies at 61
  • George Clausen, English painter, dies at 92
1944 Highlights

About November 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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