What Happened on September 8, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp
  • Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Bellamy, English folk singer, born in Bournemouth, England (d. 1991)
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van Gilse, Dutch composer (Frau Helga von Staveren; Thijl), conductor, and anti-Nazi resistance fighter, dies of pneumonia at 63

About September 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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