Tuesday 9 May 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The White Cliffs of Dover, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1944 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Richard Furay: Ohio, United States -- Rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco).
- Don Dannemann: rocker (Cyrkle).
- Richard [Richie] Furay in Yellow Springs: Ohio, USA; rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco).
- Laurence Owen: American figure skater (d. 1961).
- Christian De Portzamparc: French architect and urbanist.
- Richie Furay: American musician, vocals and guitar, and a founding member of the group "Buffalo Springfield" in 1966. He then went on to form "Poco" in 1968 and then "The Southern/Hillman/Furay Band" in 1974 before pursuing a solo career.
- Ethel Mary Smyth: Composer, dies at 86.
- Country singer Jimmie Davis becomes Governor of Louisiana.
- Dutch resistance fighter Gerard Musch arrested.
- Joe McCarthy returns as New York Yankees' manager after an illness.
- Russians recapture Crimea by taking Sevastopol.
- WWII: In the Ukrainian city of Sevastopol, Soviet troops completely drive out German forces, who had been ordered by Hitler to “fight to the last man.”ref name=quotReferenceAquotquotYear by Year 1944quot ampndash History Channel International
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