What Happened on June 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn
  • British 14th Army frees Imphal, Assam from the Japanese
  • Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn
  • Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against Army Group Centre

Event of Interest

US President Franklin Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)

  • US troops occupy Biak during Battle of Biak, New Guinea
1944 History

Famous Birthdays

  • GĂ©rard Mourou, French scientist (Nobel Prize for Physics 2018, lasers), born in Albertville, France
  • Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • Michael Obst, German coxsman (Olympic gold 1960), born in German FR
  • Peter Asher, English pop singer, guitarist (Peter & Gordon - "A World Without Love"), artist manager, and record producer (Linda Ronstadt; James Taylor), born in London, England
  • Steve Weber, American by psychedelic folk guitarist, (The Holy Modal Rounders - "Bird Song"; "You've Got the Right String but the Wrong Yo-Yo"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
Born in 1944

About June 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer