What Happened on September 19, 1944

Historical Events

  • Armistice between Finland and Soviet Union is signed. (End of the Continuation War)
  • Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Björck, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Nässjö, Jönköping County, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • David Lord, British lieutenant/Dakota-pilot DFC/VC, dies in battle

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson (1918-1944)

British aviator who led the Dambusters Raid (Victoria Cross), killed in action at 26

  • Hilary Barlow, British colonel, dies
1944 Highlights

About September 19, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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