What Happened on July 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1,100 US guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy

Victory in battleRaising the Flag on Iwo Jima

1st Japanese kamikaze attack, US fleet near Iwo Jima

  • Allied assault on Carpiquet airport at Caen
  • Gestapo arrests German Social Democrat Julius Leber

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Meagher, Australian actor