On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1944

Historical Events

  • Riga, capital of Latvia, freed
  • US 1st army begins battle of Aachen, first German city captured during WWII

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Allin, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 2007)
  • Robert Lamm, American rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
1944 Highlights

About October 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra