On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1944

Historical Events

  • German counter attack on Villers-Bocage, Normandy
  • Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) flying bomb (doodle-bugs) attacks

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBan Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon, South Korean politician and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-16), born in Injō, Japanese Korea

8th Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon
8th Secretary-General of the United Nations
Ban Ki-moon
  • Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991), born in Exeter, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies
1944 Highlights

About June 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini