On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1944

Historical Events

  • Allied troops land in Corfu
  • British troops march into Athens

Famous Birthdays

  • Udo Kier, German actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein), born in Lindenthal, Cologne, Germany

Famous Deaths


Person of interestErwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WWII - African campaign), commits suicide at 52

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel

1944 Highlights

About October 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra