What Happened on July 30, 1944

Historical Events

  • WWII: US 30th division reaches the suburbs of Saint-Lô, Normandy with heavy battles also occurring at Tessy-sur-Vire and Villebaudon

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Darrow, American country-rock pioneer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, fiddler, bassist, and banjo plucker (Kaleidoscope; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1967-70), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 2020)
  • Frances de la Tour, British actress (Bejeweled; Wombling Free), born in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England
  • Jimmy Cliff [Chambers], Jamaican reggae singer ("The Harder They Come"), born in St James, Colony of Jamaica
  • Teresa Cahill, British soprano opera singer, born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Born in 1944
1944 Highlights

About July 30, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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