On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Cole, West Medford Mass, actress (Ellie-Grady)

Famous Deaths

  • Pavel Haas, Czech Jewish composer, murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp at 45 (b. 1899)
1944 Highlights

About October 17, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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