What day of the week was January 18, 1944?

The day of the week January 18th, 1944 fell on was a Tuesday.

The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers are Louis Armstrong the Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden. World War II: Soviet forces liberate Leningrad the effectively ending a three-year Nazi siege, known as the Siege of Leningrad.