On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1944

Historical Events

  • Bulgaria government of Bagrjanow, resigns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King George VI promotes Montgomery to field marshal

King of the United Kingdom George VI
King of the United Kingdom
George VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Bell, American singer (& the Drells - "Tighten Up"), born in Henderson, Texas
  • Leonard Slatkin, American conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 1979-96; Detroit Symphony, 2008-19), born in Los Angeles, California
1944 Highlights

About September 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo