Monday 3 January 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christina von Saltza and Robert Lacey.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, directed by Preston Sturges, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1944 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Christina von Saltza: United States -- Swimmer (1960 Olympics - 3 Gold / Silver Medalist).
- Robert Lacey: British historian and biographer.
- David Atherton: English conductor co-founded London Sinfonietta.
- Raewyn Connell: Australian sociologist and academic.
- Blanche d'Alpuget: Australian novelist, biographer.
- Jurgis Baltrusaitis: Lithuanian poet (Born 1873).
- World War II: Top Ace Major Greg ''Pappy'' Boyington is shot down in his Corsair by Captain Masajiro Kawato flying a Zero.
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