July 25, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • -26] Japanese banzai-attack on Guam
  • 1st jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
  • Operation Cobra: US forces begin major offensive in Normandy with air bombardment
  • World War II: Operation Spring - one of Canada's bloodiest days, 18,444 casualties and 5,021 killed

Birthdays in History

  • Molly Bennett Aiken, founder (riding for the handicapped)

Deaths in History

  • Lesley J McNair, US Lieutenant General killed by friendly fire at St-Lo