What Happened on June 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

5th Army enters and liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • French general De Gaulle arrives in London

BattleD-Day

General Eisenhower cancels planned D-Day invasion on June 5th after receiving unfavorable weather reports
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  • U505 becomes the first German submarine captured and boarded on high seas

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Whitney, rock guitarist (Family)
  • Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • Roger Ball, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)