On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Harold Arlen/ET Harburgs musical premieres in NYC
  • Kerkrade (Neth) liberated
  • Suffrage is extended to women in France

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Korthals, Dutch politician and lawyer (VVD), born in Voorschoten, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies