Historical Events Happened In 1944
Sunday, 01 March 2015
Jan 01 C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1944 general Clark replaces General Patton as commander of 7th Army
Jan 01 On this day in history the first feature-length foreign movie, African Journey, shown on TV, New York City NY
Jan 02 In the year 1944 1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)
Jan 02 On this day in history first use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)
Jan 03 In the year 1944 helicopter Mercy Mission a HNS-1 helicopter, made an emergency delivery of 40 units of blood plasma from lower Manhattan Island to Sandy Hook where the plasma was administered to survivors of an explosion on the destroyer Turner (DD 648)
Jan 03 Top Marine ace MAJ Boyington captured after shooting down 28 aircraft on this day in history.
Jan 03 World War II: Top Ace Major Greg "Pappy" Boyington is shot down in his Corsair by Captain Masajiro Kawato flying a Zero on this day in history.
Jan 04 Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder on this day in history.
Jan 04 Ralph Bunche appointed 1st Negro official in US State Department in the year 1944.
Jan 04 On this day in history ralph Bunche appointed first Negro official in US State Department
Jan 05 In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80
Jan 05 In the year 1944 the Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
Jan 07 On this day in history air Force announces production of 1st US jet fighter, the Bell P-59
Jan 07 Air Force announces production of first US jet fighter, the Bell P-59 in the year 1944.
Jan 07 In the year 1944 j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
Jan 10 On this day in history 1st mobile electric power plant delivered, Phila
Jan 10 In the year 1944 british troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma
Jan 11 On this day in history aircraft from USS Block Island make first aircraft rocket attack on German submarine
Jan 11 Crakow-Plaszow Concentration Camp established on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies
Jan 12 In the year 1944 churchill & de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh
Jan 12 On this day in history churchill &de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh
Jan 12 In the year 1944 failed resistance raid on distribution office of Borgerstraat Amsterdam
Jan 14 Mohammed Emin Yurdakul, Turkish poet, dies at about 74 in the year 1944.
Jan 14 In the year 1944 soviet army begins offensive at Oranienbaum/Wolchow
Jan 15 In the year 1944 european Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany
Jan 15 General Eisenhower arrives in England in the year 1944.
Jan 15 In the year 1944 in Argentina a 7.8 earthquake resulted in 5000 deaths
Jan 15 Vught Concentration Camp puts 74 women in 1 cell, 10 die on this day in history.
Jan 16 Gen Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London in the year 1944.
Jan 16 Gen. Dwight Eisenhower arrived in London to assume command of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe in the year 1944.
Jan 16 General Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1944 in London, General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes commander of the Allied Invasion Force, during WWII.