August 3, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Allied troops under Lt-Gen Joseph Stilwell take Myitkyina, Burma
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp gases 4,000 gypsies
  • General Montgomery visits general Dempsey's headquarter

Deaths in History

  • Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz
  • Felka Platek, wife of painter Felix Nussbaum, dies in Auschwitz