On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Charles de Gaulle lands at Courselles France

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Grifasi, American actor, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Laurie Colwin, American author (Happy All the Time), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Lubor Niederle, Czech archaeologist and anthropologist, dies at 78
  • Robert H Iseley, US pilot/lt-comdr (Saipan), dies in battle