On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1944

Historical Events

  • Allied troops reach Zoutelande, Walcheren
  • Canadian & British troops liberate Dinteloord
  • German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die

Famous Deaths

  • Alexis Carrel, French surgeon, sociologist and biologist (Nobel 1912), dies at 71
1944 Highlights

About November 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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