On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
  • Yanks, Dodgers & Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 & Giants-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruth Kempson, British linguist (SOAS)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies