On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Henderson, Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Boy Ecury [Segundo Jorge Adelberto Ecury], Dutch Resistance fighter in World War II, executed by a German firing squad at 22
  • Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest
  • Walter Guinness, Lord Moyne, Anglo-Irish politician, British prefect (Middle-East), assassinated by Jewish terrorists at 64
1944 Highlights

About November 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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