On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
  • Walcheren purged of Nazi troops

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Hendon, American politician (Rep-R-NC, 1981-83, 85-87), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Phil May, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Dartford, Kent

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Marshall, American chess player (b. 1877)