On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1944

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)
1944 Highlights

About November 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius