On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1944

Historical Events

  • Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
  • British forces attack BrĂ©ville in France during the Normandy invasion while other British forces attempt to encircle Caen
  • Canadian 50th Division occupies Bayeux during the Normandy invasion

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence White, American session and country-rock guitarist (The Byrds, 1968-73 - "Ballad of Easy Rider"), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 1973)
1944 Highlights

About June 7, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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