Famous Deaths on July 20, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71
  • Brandt, col/German staff chief, dies in bombing
  • Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, count/German antifascist colonel, dies
  • Friedrich Olbricht, German general (July 20th plotter), executed
  • Heinz Burns, German (Olympic gold 1936), dies in bombing
  • Korten, chef gen of Germany Luftwaffe, dies in bomb explosion
  • Ludwig Beck, gen/chief Germany general staff (July 20th plot), dies
  • Mertz, German colonel (July 20th plotter), executed
  • Mildred Harris, American actress (b. 1901)
  • Rudolf Schmundt, gen/Hitler's Army adjunct, dies from wounds
  • Werner von Haeffen, German lieutenant (July 20th plotter), executed