On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1944

Historical Events

  • Allied forces liberate Luxembourg
  • Red Army supports coup in Bulgaria, instituting new Communist government (1946-1990) during the "National Uprising"
  • Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal, Netherlands
  • US 113th cavalry passes Belgian-Dutch borders

Famous Birthdays

  • Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, born in Amsterdam (d. 1978)
1944 Highlights

About September 9, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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