On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1944

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, American rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Judith Bosch, Dutch radio and TV-hostess (Tweekamp, Zeskamp), born in Leiden, Netherlands

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Susan Hayward (27) 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
  • Max Nettlau, German anarchist and historian, dies at 79
1944 Highlights

About July 23, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo