What Happened on October 21, 1944

Historical Events

  • Canadian troops occupy Breskens

Music History

Walter Piston's "Fugue for a Victory Tune" premieres in NYC

  • World War II: US troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall
1944 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Ahlberg, illustrator
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Alois Kayser, German missionary to Nauru (b. 1877)

About October 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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