What Happened on July 12, 1944

Historical Events

  • Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased

Historic Event

US government recognizes authority of French General Charles de Gaulle

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill McCollum Jr., American lawyer and politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Brooksville, Florida
  • Denise Nicholas, American actress (Room 222, Baby I'm Back), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Terry Cooper, English soccer defender (20 caps; Leeds, Middlesborough) and manager (Bristol City, Birmingham City), born in Brotherton, England (d. 2021)
1944 Highlights

About July 12, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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