Historical Events on January 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 10th Orange Bowl: LSU beats Texas A&M, 19-14
  • 10th Sugar Bowl: Georgia Tech beats Tulsa, 20-18
  • 1st feature-length foreign movie "African Journey", shown on TV, NYC
  • 30th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats #12 Washington, 29-0
  • Army defeats Navy 10-7 in football "Arab Bowl," Oran, North Africa
  • General Clark replaces Gen Patton as commander of 7th Army