What Happened on July 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin
  • Soviet Army marches into Lublin Poland
  • US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
  • US troops occupy Pisa Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Danelli, rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Judith A Bosch, Dutch radio/TV-hostess (Tweekamp, Zeskamp)

Famous Weddings

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Actress Susan Hayward (31) weds actor Jess Barker (32) at St. Thomas Church in Los Angeles, California

Actress Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
  • Helmuth J von Moltke, German earl (July 20th plotter), executed
  • Max HHR Nettlau, Austrian historian (Der Anarchismus), dies at 79