On This Day

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)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van Gilse, Dutch composer and resistance fighter, dies at 63
1944 Highlights

About September 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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