On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Allies bombs sea dikes at Vlissingen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel ordered to return to Berlin

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • Riots in Amersfoort/Utrecht/Strugle
  • Uprising at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Jews burn down crematoriums

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Tsang, Former Chief executive of Hong Kong (2005-1012), born in Hong Kong
  • Judee Sill, American singer-songwriter (Crayon Angels), born in Studio City, California (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Lent, German night-fighter ace in World War II, dies at 26