On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

US 7th army under General Alexander Patch conquers Straatsburg

US WWII General Alexander Patch
US WWII General
Alexander Patch

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Eszterhas, screenwriter (Basic Instinct, Showgirls)
  • Jose Torikens, Dutch journalist (Parool, NRC)
  • Peter Lindbergh [Brodbeck], German fashion photographer and director, born in Lissa, German occupied Poland (d. 2019)