What Happened on September 19, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Bj√∂rck, Swedish politician
  • Jean Succar Kuri, Lebanese-born Mexican businessman

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Guy Gibson, British wing commander, dies in a plane crash at 26

RAF Pilot Guy Gibson
RAF Pilot
Guy Gibson
  • Hilary Barlow, British colonel, dies
  • John AC Fitch, British lt-colonel, dies in battle in Arnhem