On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1944

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonnie Bramlett, American rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie), born in Granite City, Illinois
  • Robert Nix, American musician (founding member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section), born in Blakely, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Rodney Slater, English rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), born in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies
1944 Highlights

About November 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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