What Happened on October 2, 1944

Historical Events

  • Polish resistance fighters capitulate in the Warsaw Uprising, with some 250,000 people killed
  • US B-17's drops pamphlets on Walcheren

Famous Birthdays

  • Ton Koopman, Dutch conductor (Royal Conservatory of the Hague), born in Zwolle, Netherlands
  • Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, American sci-fi author (Witling, True Names), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Schmundt, German gen/Hitlers army adjunct, dies from injuries

About October 2, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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