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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1944: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1944?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1944 2500+ killed in London / SE England by German flying bombs
  • 02 Jul 1944 Marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt
  • 03 Jul 1944 US V-III-E Army corp opens assault on Coutances Cotentin
  • 04 Jul 1944 1,100 US guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy
  • 05 Jul 1944 Harry Crosby takes first rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight.
  • 06 Jul 1944 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn
  • 07 Jul 1944 Bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France
  • 08 Jul 1944 British troops march into Caen
  • 09 Jul 1944 In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell
  • 10 Jul 1944 U-821 sinks
  • 11 Jul 1944 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
  • 12 Jul 1944 Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
  • 13 Jul 1944 Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated
  • 14 Jul 1944 Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
  • 15 Jul 1944 Greenwich Observatory in England damaged by V-1 flying bomb.
  • 16 Jul 1944 Dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 and break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row
  • 17 Jul 1944 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
  • 18 Jul 1944 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen
  • 19 Jul 1944 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
  • 20 Jul 1944 British / Canadian troops occupy Hill 67 / Ifs / Bras / Frenouville, Normandy
  • 21 Jul 1944 British Premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
  • 22 Jul 1944 The International Monetary Fund is created at the conference at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.
  • 23 Jul 1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • 24 Jul 1944 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied / German positions
  • 25 Jul 1944 US troop march into Guam
  • 26 Jul 1944 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam
  • 27 Jul 1944 Soviet Army frees Majdanek concentration camp
  • 28 Jul 1944 Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy
  • 29 Jul 1944 Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours
  • 30 Jul 1944 Heavy battles at Tessy-sur-Vire and Villebaudon Normandy
  • 31 Jul 1944 Last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1944?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Amor
  2. - Long Ago (And Far Away)
  3. - I'll Walk Alone
  4. - Louise
  5. - Amor

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America