What Happened on July 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1,100 US guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy
  • Allied assault on Carpiquet airport at Caen
  • Gestapo arrests German Social Democrat Julius Leber

Famous Birthdays

  • Harvey Brooks [Goldstein], American bassist, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Ray Meagher, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Roma, Queensland, Australia