July 17, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
  • Russian troops cross river Bug/march into Poland

Deaths in History

  • Hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
  • William James Sidis, gifted mathematician and child prodigy (b. 1898)