Saturday 2 December 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cathy Lee Crosby and Ibrahim Rugova.
Murder, My Sweet, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Cathy Lee Crosby
- Ibrahim Rugova: Kosovan journalist and politician 1st President of Kosovo (d. 2006).
- Botho Strauss: German author.
- Cathy Lee Crosby in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Coach, That's Incredible).
- Inger Davidson: Swedish politician.
- Botho Strauß: German playwright, novelist and essayist.
- Cathy Crosby: American actress.
- Dionysis Savvopoulos: Greek musician and songwriter.
- Roger Omond: Journalist.
- General De Gaulle arrives in Moscow
- 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les(lie) Horvath, Ohio State (quarterback).
- US 95th Infantry division occupies bridge at Saar.
- German troops seize Betuwse dikes.
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- Wish You Were Waiting For Me - Ginny Simms
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