What Happened on October 7, 1944

Historical Events

  • Allies bombs sea dikes at Vlissingen

Event of Interest

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel ordered to return to Berlin

  • Riots in Amersfoort/Utrecht/Strugle

Event of Interest

Uprising at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Jews burn down crematoriums

1944 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Tsang, Former Chief executive of Hong Kong (2005-1012), born in Hong Kong
  • Judee Sill, American singer-songwriter (Crayon Angels: Jesus Was A Cross Maker), born in Studio City, California (d. 1979) [1]
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

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

About October 7, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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