Saturday 15 January 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jenny Nimmo .
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching At Home.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Robert J Kirby: Warden of New York's Sing Sing Prison (Born 1890).
- General Eisenhower arrives in England
- US General Dwight Eisenhower begins his command of Operation Overlord.
- Vught Concentration Camp puts 74 women in one cell, ten die.
- European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany.
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