On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1944

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestArd Schenk

Ard Schenk, Dutch speed skater (3 Olympic gold 1972), born in Anna Paulowna, Netherlands

Speed Skater Ard Schenk
Speed Skater
Ard Schenk
  • Betty Kelly, American rocker (Martha Reeves & Vandellas), born in Attalla, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Bauer, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (1919-1920), dies at 74
1944 Highlights

About September 16, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo