What day of the week was August 5, 1944?

The day of the week August 5th, 1944 fell on was a Saturday.

Maurice Turnbull the Welsh cricketer and rugby player (b. 1906) died on this day in 1944.

World War II: Possibly the biggest prison breakout in history occurs as 545 Japanese POWs attempt to escape outside the town of Cowra the New South Wales, Australia. World War II: Polish insurgents liberate a German labor camp in Warsaw the freeing 348 Jewish prisoners. World War II: The Nazis begin a week-long massacre of anywhere between 40 the000 and 100,000 civilians and prisoners of war in Wola, Poland.