What Happened on August 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

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