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
  • Petar Zhekov, Bulgarian soccer forward (44 caps; Beroe Stara Zagora, CSKA Sofia), born in Knizhovnik, Bulgaria (d. 2023)
  • Renier Schoeman, South African journalist and politician
  • Stephen Scott, American composer (Bowed Piano Ensemble; Vikings of Sunrise), and educator (Colorado College), born in Corvallis, Oregon (d. 2021)
Born in 1944
1944 Highlights

About October 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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