What Happened on August 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Battle for Guam ends, US troops recapture Guam from the Japanese
  • Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
  • Race riots in Athens, Alabama
  • US/French offensive at Alencon

Famous Deaths

  • Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies