Monday 14 August 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robyn Smith Astaire and Robyn Astaire.
The Falcon in Mexico, directed by William Berke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching Missus Goes A-Shopping.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Robyn Smith Astaire: Jockey / Wife of Fred Astaire.
- Robyn Astaire: American jockey, the first female to ride professionally with her first race on 12/05/1969.
- Andrew Newman: American merchandise marketer and CEO in charge of Edison Brothers Stores, a diverse company with interests in entertainment, shoes and apparel.
- John Dunt: English admiral.
- British Premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica
- Operation Tractable: new Canadian offensive
- Russian offensive at Weichsel
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