Today in World War II History—October 4, 1944
75 Years Ago—October 4, 1944: British paratroopers land at Patras, Greece, and on Crete and Aegean islands.
US Sixth Army secures Morotai in the Netherlands East Indies.
Alfred Smith, 1928 presidential candidate and four-term governor of New York, dies in New York City, age 70.
Publication of Gwethalyn Graham’s Earth and High Heaven, which will be the first Canadian novel to hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.