What Happened on July 3, 1944

Historical Events

Film Release

"Double Indemnity" film noir directed by Billy Wilder and starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck is released in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Oriole Park, then a minor league baseball stadium burns down in Baltimore; cause, speculated discarded cigarette
  • US V-III-E Army corp opens assault on Coutances Cotentin

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Young, Scottish actor (Another Time Another Place), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
1944 Highlights

About July 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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