Friday 14 July 1944
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Billy McCool and Patrice Courvalin.
The Canterville Ghost, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Billy McCool: American baseball player.
- Patrice Courvalin: French geneticist and biochemist, a professor at the Institut Pasteur where he directs the French National Reference Center for Antibiotics and is the Head of the Antibacterial Agents Unit since 1983.
- Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
- US assault on Coutances Cotentin
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