On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Allied generals Bernard Montgomery, George S. Patton, Omar Bradley, Miles Dempsey and Harry Crerar meet in Portsmouth, England just prior to D-Day

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley
British WWII General Miles Dempsey
British WWII General
Miles Dempsey
  • Nazi occupiers make it punishable to give aid to allied pilots

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