On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1944

Historical Events

  • US bombers based on Saipan begin 1st attack on Tokyo

Famous Birthdays

  • Candy Darling [James Slattery], American transgender actress (Flesh, Women in Revolt), born in Queens, New York (d. 1974)
  • Claudia Dreifus, interviewer/author (7 Stories)
  • Dan Glickman, (Rep-D-KS, 1977- )
  • Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
  • Jules Deelder, Dutch poet (T of Vondel)

Famous Deaths

  • EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies
  • Václav Štěpán, Czech pianist and composer, dies at 54
1944 Highlights

About November 24, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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