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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1943

Johan Brouwer, hispanist/writer/Dutch resistance fighter, executed

Death
1943

Karl Gr”ger, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

Coos Hartogh, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

Sam Bloemgarten, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

Auguste Reitsma, Dutch resistance fighter (census director), executed

Death
1943

Willem Arondeus, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

C L Barentsen, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

Willem Brouwer, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

Cor Roos, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

"Pay-as-you-go" - 1st withholding tax from paychecks

Event
1944

2500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs

Event
1944

Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF and World Bank

Event
1944

Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to colonel

Event
1944

General Eisenhower visits front in Normandy

Event
1944

US headquarter moves to ColombiŠres Normandy

Event
1944

Von Rundstedt against Keitel: "Signs peace, idiots!"

Event
1944

Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49

Death
1945

Deborah Harry, Miami Fla, singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass)

Birth
1945

Allies troop land on Balikpapan

Event
1945

55th Postmaster General: Robert E Hannegan of Mo takes office

Event
1945

1st of the superstars returns from the WW II, Hank Greenberg homers

Event
1946

Rajah cedes Sarawak to British crown

Event
1946

US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion)

Event
1946

Ron Silver, NYC, actor (Gary-Rhoda, Entity, Silkwood, Best Friends)

Birth
1946

June Montiero, US, vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)

Birth