On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1944

Historical Events

  • Admiral Halsey's Task Force 30 bombs Okinawa, 700 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Ndodebandla Dlamini, South African trade unionist and SACP-leader, born in Benoni, Transvaal, South Africa
  • Renier Schoeman, South African journalist and politician
  • Stephen Scott, American composer (Bowed Piano Ensemble), born in Corvallis, Oregon
1944 Highlights

About October 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra