On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st V-1 rocket assault on London
  • British 12th airborne battalion and the 13th & 18th Hussars attack and capture BrĂ©ville
  • Churchill/Marshall/Arnold visit Montgomery's HQ in Chateau de Creully
  • US troop march into Carentan/Caumont, Normandy

Famous Birthdays

  • Linda Foster, American actress (Doris-Hank), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Maurice Jackson, American singer (The Independents - "Leaving Me"), born in Chicago, Illinois
1944 Highlights

About June 12, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini