On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1944

Historical Events

  • Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink
  • Battle at Samar-island
  • Battle in Straits of Surigao: Japanese fleet destroyed
  • Gas output stopped in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, born in ┼îmuta, Fukuoka, Japan
  • James Carville, American political stategist and commentator, born in Carville, Louisiana
  • Jon Anderson, British progressive rock singer (Yes - "Roundabout"; "Close To The Edge"), born in Accrington, Lancashire, England
  • Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, American vocalist (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight"), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed
1944 Highlights

About October 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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