On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1944

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Allied generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley and Bernard Montgomery confer in Brussels, Belgium

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley
British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia during WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)

Famous Deaths

  • Viktor Ullmann, Austrian pianist, conductor, and composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis), murdered in gas chamber at Auschwitz at 46
1944 Highlights

About October 18, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra