On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1944

Historical Events

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

Conference meetingConference 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

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • US Army troops enter Germany for 1st time

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBarry White

Barry White [Carter], American singer ("Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe"; "You're The First, The Last, My Everything"), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2003)

Singer Barry White
Singer
Barry White
  • 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
1944 Highlights

About September 12, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo