On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1944

Historical Events

  • British troops march into Caen, Normandy
  • Japanese kamikaze attacks on US lines at Saipan

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaimoe "Johnny" Johanson, American rock drummer (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • Jeffrey Tambor, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders), born in San Francisco, California
1944 Highlights

About July 8, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer