Wednesday July 05, 1944
US date format: 7/5/1944, UK date format: 5/7/1944
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 1944). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Geneviève Grad and Robbie Robertson [Jamie].
Summer Storm, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 05, 1944?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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- Harry Crosby takes first rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight.
- William Gillies Whittaker: Composer, dies at 67.