On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Allied commandos land at Westkapelle, on the Dutch island of Walcheren
  • German troops in Vlissingen surrender
  • Pro-German government of Hungary flees
  • US 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Miner, Canadian naturalist and conservationist, dies at 79