- 82nd Airborne division WWII D-day-landing at Ste Mere Eglise
- Alaska Airlines commences operations.
- Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion
- German submarines U-955, U-970, U-629 and U-373 sink in Bay of Biscay
- Nazi troops executed 96 prisoners by firing squad
- Operation Neptune, D-Day: 150,000 strong Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France in WWII
- Theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor
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