What Happened on November 8, 1944

Historical Events

  • 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Nazis for forced labor
  • Last German troops at Walcheren Island, Netherlands surrender

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonnie Bramlett, American rock vocalist (Delaney & Bonnie - "Never Ending Song of Love"), born in Granite City, Illinois
  • Robert Nix, American drummer and songwriter (Roy Orbison; Atlanta Rhythm Section - "So Into You"; "Imaginary Lover"), born in Blakely, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Rodney Slater, British rock saxophonist and woodwind player (Bonzo Dog Band), born in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Nowotny, Austrian-born fighter pilot ace (258 aerial victories for Luftwaffe), dies in a plane crash at 23

About November 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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