Wednesday 6 September 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
- Pakistan - Defence Day
- Swaziland - Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1968)
- Also see September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Swoosie Kurtz: Amercan actress with two Tony Awards to her credit.
- Christian Boltanski: French sculptor, photographer, painter and film maker.
- Gordon DeMarco: Writer / activist.
- Roger Waters: Cambridge, England -- Rock bassist (Pink Floyd-Wall).
- Linda Kaye in Henning: California, USA; actress (Betty Joe - Petticoat Junction).
- Jacques Trémollet de Villers: French writer, lawyer, president of the Catholic fundamentalist group La Cité Catholique since the 1980s and monarchist activist in the Restauration nationale movement.
- Jean-Paul Jaeger: French Catholic clergyman, who was ordained as a priest for the Diocese of Lille on 6 April 1974. He was appointed Co-adjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Nancy-Toul on 11 April 1991, and became titular bishop on 30 November of the same year. Since 12 August 1998, he has been Bishop of Arras.
- Donna Haraway: American professor, writer, and lecturer
- Robert Lejour: Belgian lawyer / resistance fighter, murdered.
- Gen Von Zangens 15th army escape from Zealand
- World War II: The city of Ypres, Belgium is liberated by allied forces.
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