On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • 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