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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Friday, 21 November 2014

Jan 01   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies in the year 1944.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   First use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   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) on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Top Marine ace MAJ Boyington captured after shooting down 28 aircraft in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 ralph Bunche appointed 1st Negro official in US State Department  

Jan 04   Ralph Bunche appointed first Negro official in US State Department in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 05   On this day in history the Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 air Force announces production of 1st US jet fighter, the Bell P-59  

Jan 07   On this day in history air Force announces production of first US jet fighter, the Bell P-59  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed on this day in history.  

Jan 10   1st mobile electric power plant delivered, Phila on this day in history.  

Jan 10   British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Aircraft from USS Block Island make first aircraft rocket attack on German submarine on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1944 crakow-Plaszow Concentration Camp established  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies in the year 1944.  

Jan 12   In the year 1944 churchill & de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh  

Jan 12   In the year 1944 churchill &de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh  

Jan 12   Failed resistance raid on distribution office of Borgerstraat Amsterdam in the year 1944.  

Jan 14   In the year 1944 mohammed Emin Yurdakul, Turkish poet, dies at about 74  

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   On this day in history general Eisenhower arrives in England  

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   On this day in history general Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London  

Jan 16   In the year 1944 in London, General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes commander of the Allied Invasion Force, during WWII.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]  

Famous Deaths In 1944

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies