July 26, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam
  • Russian troops arrive in Weichsel
  • The first German V-2 rocket hits Great Britain (nicknamed "gasometer").
  • US offensive at St-Lo/2nd Armour div occupies St Gilles

Birthdays in History

  • Rimantas Antanas-Antonovich Stankiavichus, Russian cosmonaut

Deaths in History

  • Rezā Shāh Pahlavi [Rezā Khan], Shah of Iran (1925-41), dies at 66 of a heart ailment