Sunday 3 September 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gary Leeds and Sherwood C "Woody" Spring in Hartford.
Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 September 1944 ?
- Gary Leeds: Glendale, California -- Rocker (Walker Brothers).
- Sherwood C "Woody" Spring in Hartford: Connecticut, USA; Colonel USA/astronaut (STS 61B).
- Valerie Perrine in Galveston: Texas, USA; actress (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny).
- Alan Strachan: Scottish theater director, writer.
- Geoff Arnold: English cricketer and coach.
- Frantisek Alois Drdla: Composer, dies at 75.
- 58th US Womens Tennis: P Betz beats Margaret Osborne duPont (63 86)
- 68th and last transport of Dutch Jews (Anne Frank) leaves to Auschwitz
- Canadian troops liberate Abbeville, France
- French troops liberate Lyon
- Last transport from Westerbork to Auschwitz
- Prince Bernhard appointed Supreme Commander of the Netherlands Domestic Arm Force
- Tank division of British Guards free Brussels
- Frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for US tennis title.
- Holocaust: diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from Westerbork to Auschwitz, arriving three days later.
- WWII: The Allies liberate Brussels.
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