What Happened on June 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st SS-Panzer Korps counter attacks at Normandy
  • Allies occupy Port-en-Bessin Normandy
  • Dutch Resistance fighter Frans Duwaer arrested
  • General Montgomery lands in Normandy, sets up HQ in Chateau de Creully

Famous Birthdays

  • Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], rocker (Steve Miller Band), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), (d. 2012)
  • Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City
  • Mark Belanger, American baseball player (d. 1998)