Tuesday 4 July 1944, US Independence Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Meagher and Joe Berardo.
The Canterville Ghost, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1944 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Ray Meagher: Australian actor.
- Joe Berardo: Portuguese millionaire.
- Jaimy Gordon: American author and academic.
- 1,100 US guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy
- 1st Japanese kamikaze attack, US fleet near Iwo Jima
- Allied assault on Carpiquet airport at Caen
- Gestapo arrests German Social Democrat Julius Leber
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