On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • Boulogne reoccupied by the Allies

Historic Event

President Jose P. Laurel declares the Philippines under martial law in 1944 through Proclamation No. 29

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel
  • US troops land on Ulithi atoll, western Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • John S. Tanner, American politician (Rep-D-Tennessee 1989-2011), born in Halls, Tennessee
  • Roger Nichols, American recording engineer, producer and inventor (Steely Dan; John Denver), born in Oakland, California (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • "Cab" Calloway, British scout, dies in battle of Oosterbeek
1944 Highlights

About September 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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