Historical Events on June 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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