Tuesday 4 April 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Melville and Lawrence A Hough.
Buffalo Bill, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 April 1944 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- David Melville: Professor / Director (Middlesex Polytechnic).
- Lawrence A Hough: United States -- Rower (Pairs w / o cox-1968 olympic silver).
- Craig T Nelson: American actor.
- Craig Nelson: TV Actor.
- Magda Aelvoet: Belgian politician.
- Mary Kenny: Irish journalist author and playwright
- Nelson Prudêncio: Brazilian triple jumper and educator (d. 2012)
- Toktamış Ateş: Turkish academician political commentator columnist and writer (d. 2013)
- Karel Weis: Composer, dies at 82.
- De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists
- British troops capture Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- John Peale Bishop, American poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at age 51.
- World War II: First bombardment of Bucharest by Anglo-American forces kills 3000 civilians.
- WWII: An allied Surveillance aircraft photographs part of Auschwitz concentration camp.
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- Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra
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