On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Ard Schenk, Dutch speed skater (3 Olympic gold 1972), born in Anna Paulowna, Netherlands
  • Betty Kelly, American rocker (Martha Reeves & Vandellas), born in Attalla, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1870)
1944 Highlights

About September 16, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo