On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1944

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
1944 Highlights

About October 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra