On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1944

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) from Westerbork leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • Canadian troops liberate Abbeville, France
  • French troops liberate Lyon
  • Prince Bernhard appointed supreme commander of Neth Domestic Arm Force
  • Tank division of British Guards free Brussels

Famous Birthdays

  • Sherwood C. Spring, American astronaut (STS 61B), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • FrantiĊĦek Drdla, Czech composer, dies at 75
1944 Highlights

About September 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo