Friday 8 September 1944
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Bellamy and Margaret Hodge.
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 8 September 1944 ?
- Peter Bellamy: English singer-songwriter (d. 1991).
- Margaret Hodge: Egyptian-English economist and politician.
- Terry Jenner: Australian cricketer and coach (d. 2011).
- Jan van Gilse: Composer / Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63.
- 1st V-2 rockets land in London and Antwerp
- Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany
- World War II: London is hit by a V2 rocket for the first time.
- London is hit by a V-2 rocket for the first time.
- The French town of Menton is liberated from Germany.
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- Take It Jackson - Vaughn Monroe
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