What Happened on August 10, 1944

Historical Events

  • Battle for Guam ends, US troops recapture Guam from the Japanese
  • Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
  • Race riots in Athens, Alabama
  • US/French offensive at Alencon

Famous Deaths

  • Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, German aristocrat, attempted to assassinate Hitler, executed by Nazi regime at 39
1944 Highlights

About August 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo