On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland
  • RAF bombs West Kapelse

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Riley, American politician (52nd Governor of Alabama), born in Ashland, Alabama
  • Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician, born in Etterbeek, Belgium
  • Roy Horn, German-American Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried & Roy), born in Nordenham, Germany (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Comedian Jerry Lewis marries singer Patti Palmer

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

1944 Highlights

About October 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra