What Happened on July 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin
  • Soviet Army marches into Lublin Poland
  • US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
  • US troops occupy Pisa Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Danelli, rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Judith A Bosch, Dutch radio/TV-hostess (Tweekamp, Zeskamp)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
  • Helmuth J von Moltke, German earl (July 20th plotter), executed
  • Max HHR Nettlau, Austrian historian (Der Anarchismus), dies at 79