What Happened on September 5, 1944

Historical Events

  • "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
  • 5 resistance fighter executed in Terneuzen
  • Allies liberate Brussels
  • Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign customs Unity treaty

Historic Event

British premier Winston Churchill travels to Scotland

  • Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard

Famous Birthdays

  • Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed
1944 Highlights

About September 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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