July 1, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 2,500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs
  • Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Eisenhower visits front in Normandy

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Graf (Count) Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to colonel
  • US headquarter moves to Colombières Normandy
  • Von Rundstedt against Keitel: "Sign peace, idiots!"