Saturday 9 September 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Olga de Haas and Bernard-Nicholas Aubertin.
Thunder Rock, directed by Roy Boulting, 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 9 September 1944 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Olga de Haas: Dutch ballerina.
- Bernard-Nicholas Aubertin: French ecclesiastic, Roman Catholic Cardinal; he was ordained a Priest of the Missionaries of Africa on May 21, 1972 and joined the order of Cistercians on September 7, 1982.
- Marjorie Orr: British astrologer known for her media presentations, radio and TV broadcasts, widely syndicated.
- Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal Neth
- US 113th cavalry passes Belg-Dutch borders
- Very strong hurricane hits Netherland
- Allied forces liberate Luxembourg.
- Bulgaria liberated from German control (often referred to as the invasion of Bulgaria by Russia).
- World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.
- WWII: An insurrection breaks out in Sofia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1944 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
- The Patty Cake Man - Ella Mae Morse
- It Had to Be You - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
- Hildegarde - Lili Marlene
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