On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor

Historic Event

Himmler orders destruction of Auschwitz & Birkenau crematoria

Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Henderson, Irish rock bassist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2017)
  • Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes), born in Belzoni, Mississippi
1944 Highlights

About November 26, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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