What Happened on October 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" debut on CBS radio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel Barber's "Capricorn Concerto" premieres

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Morrison, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut), born in New York
  • Susan Raye, American country music singer (L.A. International Airport), born in Eugene, Oregon

Famous Deaths

  • Wendell Lewis Wilkie, Republican politician, dies at 52