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

Erwin RommelErwin Rommel (1891-1944)

German World War II Field Marshal (North African campaign, Battle of Normandy) known as the Desert Fox, commits suicide at by taking a cyanide pill at 52 after being implicated in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler

1944 Highlights

About October 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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