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

Jerry Lewis

American comedian Jerry Lewis (18) marries American singer Patti Palmer (22); divorce in 1980

1944 Highlights

About October 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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