Historical Events Happened In 1944
Sunday, 24 May 2015
May 25 Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history 82nd Airborne div D-day-landing at La Haye du Puits to Ste Mere Eglise
May 26 On this day in history c M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies
May 27 In the year 1944 allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks)
May 27 In the year 1944 japanese advance in Hangkhou China
May 28 Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42 on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1944 british troops occupy Aprilia Italy
May 30 Jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79 on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1944 transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
May 31 In the year 1944 allied breakthrough in Italy
May 31 On this day in history uSS England sank a record 6th Japanese submarine in 13 days.
Jun 02 On this day in history generals Eisenhower & Montgomery dine in Portsmouth
Jun 03 In the year 1944 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2
Jun 04 On this day in history 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day
Jun 04 In the year 1944 5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies
Jun 04 On this day in history the first submarine captured & boarded on high seas-U 505
Jun 05 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1944 riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61
Jun 05 Rome is captured intact by the 5th Army in the year 1944.
Jun 05 The first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure on this day in history.
Jun 06 In the year 1944 allied forces storm the Normandy, France beaches during the "D-Day" invasion of Europe in World War II.
Jun 06 On this day in history baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion
Jun 06 In the year 1944 d-Day 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France
Jun 06 D-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France in the year 1944.
Jun 06 On this day in history danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day
Jun 06 In the year 1944 hanna Senesz, a Jewish girl originally from Hungary, who had immigrated to Palestine, parachutes behind German lines to connect with Hungarian and Slovak resistance fighters. Caught on the Hungarian border, she dies knowing that her mission has given strength to those suffering in the camps.
Jun 06 On this day in history invasion of Normandy, D-Day, by allied forces
Jun 06 Theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor in the year 1944.
Jun 07 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen on this day in history.
Jun 07 On this day in history bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People)
Jun 08 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy in the year 1944.
Jun 08 In the year 1944 fO K.O.Moore pilot of a liberator bomber sunk two U-Boats off the coast of France
Jun 09 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn in the year 1944.
Jun 09 99 inhabitants of Tulle, hanged by SS on this day in history.