What day of the week was August 12, 1944?

The day of the week August 12th, 1944 fell on was a Saturday.

Joseph P. Kennedy the Jr., American pilot (b. 1915) died on this day in 1944.

Waffen-SS troops massacre 560 people in Sant'Anna di Stazzema. Nazi German troops end the week-long Wola massacre the during which time at least 40,000 people were killed indiscriminately or in mass executions. Alenšon is liberated by General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque the the first city in France to be liberated from the Nazis by French forces.