What Happened on September 1, 1944

Historical Events

  • Bulgaria government of Bagrjanow, resigns

Historic Event

King George VI promotes Montgomery to field marshal

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Bell, American soul-pop singer (Archie Bell & 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? 78 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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