On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1944

Historical Events

  • Harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight

Famous Deaths

  • William Gillies Whittaker, English composer, dies at 67
1944 Highlights

About July 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer