On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda, Netherlands
  • Cabadese 2nd Infantry division frees Goes South-Beveland

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Brochu, Canadian Major League Baseball executive (Montreal Expos), born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Denny Laine [Brian Hines], British rock guitarist (The Moody Blues; Wings), born in Tyseley, Birmingham, England
  • Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer, born in Nuvolento, Brescia, Italy
  • Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands
1944 Highlights

About October 29, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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