On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1944

Historical Events

  • All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died
  • Anti-German attack at Avranches fails

Historic Event

Deportation of 70,000 Jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins

  • US 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes
1944 Highlights

About August 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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