August 16, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise, Normandy
  • Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
  • First flight of the Junkers Ju 287.
  • US 15th Army corp reaches Eure, surrounds Dreux

Birthdays in History

  • Dick Zimmer, (Rep-R-New Jersey)