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 keyboardist, songwriter, and vocalist (Chicago - "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?": "Beginnings"; "Saturday in the Park"), born in Brooklyn, New York City
1944 Highlights

About October 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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