On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1944

Historical Events

  • In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan falls
  • U-740 sunk by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Cook, American sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End), born in NYC, New York
1944 Highlights

About July 9, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer