On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1944

Historical Events

  • British bombers hit German battleship Tirpitz with Tallboy bombs
  • Soviet troops free Sofia, Bulgaria
  • US 1st Infantry division pushes through to Westwall
  • US 28th Infantry division occupies Hill 555 at Roscheid
  • US troops land on islands of Palau and Morotai, western Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • Sotirios Hatzigakis, Greek politician, born in Trikala,, Greece
1944 Highlights

About September 15, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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