What Happened on September 12, 1944

Historical Events

  • Noorbeek becomes the first liberated community in the Netherlands during World War II

Conference of Interest

Second Quebec Conference: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and the Combined Chiefs of Staff meet in Quebec City, Canada to discuss Allied occupation zones, the Morgenthau Plan, U.S. Lend-Lease aid to Britain and the role of the Royal Navy

  • US Army troops enter Germany for 1st time
1944 History

Famous Birthdays

Barry WhiteBarry White (1944-2003)

American singer ("Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe"; "You're The First, The Last, My Everything"), born in Galveston, Texas

  • Colin Young, Barbadian-British singer (The Foundations - "Build Me Up Buttercup"), born in Barbados, West Indies
  • Leonard Peltier, Native American activist (American Indian Movement), born in Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
  • Yoshio Kikugawa, Japanese soccer defender (16 caps; Mitsubishi Motors FC) and manager (Avispa Fukuoka FC 1982-94), born in Fujieda, Japan (d. 2022)
Born in 1944

About September 12, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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