November 2, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Auschwitz begins gassing inmates
  • Canadian troops occupy Knokke
  • US 28th Infantry division opens assault on Schmidt Hurtgenwald

Birthdays in History

  • Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, American NASA astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75) and MIT professor, born in Brooklyn, New York

Deaths in History

  • Thomas Midgley, American chemist and inventor (b. 1889)