December 2, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • General De Gaulle arrives in Moscow
  • German troops seize Betuwse dikes
  • US 95th Infantry division occupies bridge at Saar

Birthdays in History

  • Botho Strauß, German author
  • Ibrahim Rugova, first President of Kosovo (d. 2006)
  • Inger Davidson, Swedish politician
  • Roger Omond, journalist

Deaths in History

  • Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67
  • Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Italian-French prose writer, novelist, poet, and dramatist (Futurism e Futurista), dies of cardiac arrest at 67
  • JW Ummels, Dutch resistance fighter (House of Saxon-Nazi), dies