What Happened on July 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 2,500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs

Conference meetingConference of Interest

Bretton Woods Conference starts, dominated by Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes and leads to establishment of the IMF and the World Bank

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Eisenhower visits front in Normandy

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Graf (Count) Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to colonel
  • US headquarter moves to Colombières Normandy
  • Von Rundstedt against Keitel: "Sign peace, idiots!"

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49