On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1944

Historical Events

  • Nijmegen is liberated from German occupation
  • Polish forces free Terneuzen Neth

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Child, English actor (Privilege, Taffin), born in Woking, Surrey, England

Famous Deaths

  • John Grayburn, British soldier who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry during the defence of Arnhem bridge, dies during the battle at 26
1944 Highlights

About September 20, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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