What Happened on June 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st British gliders touch down on French soil for D-Day

Event of interestEvent of Interest

5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • French general De Gaulle arrives in London
  • U505 becomes the first German submarine captured & boarded on high seas

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Whitney, rock guitarist (Family)
  • Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • Roger Ball, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)