Historical Events For 1944
Friday, 20 January 2017
May 25 On this day in history partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia
May 26 82nd Airborne div D-day-landing at La Haye du Puits to Ste Mere Eglise in the year 1944.
May 26 C M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies in the year 1944.
May 27 Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks) on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history japanese advance in Hangkhou China
May 28 In the year 1944 katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42
May 29 British troops occupy Aprilia Italy in the year 1944.
May 30 On this day in history jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79
May 30 On this day in history transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
May 31 Allied breakthrough in Italy on this day in history.
May 31 USS England sank a record 6th Japanese submarine in 13 days on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1944 generals Eisenhower & Montgomery dine in Portsmouth
Jun 03 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1944 the first submarine captured & boarded on high seas-U 505
Jun 05 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure in the year 1944.
Jun 05 Riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1944.
Jun 05 Rome is captured intact by the 5th Army on this day in history.
Jun 05 The first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure in the year 1944.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1944 theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor
Jun 07 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen in the year 1944.
Jun 07 In the year 1944 bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People)
Jun 08 In the year 1944 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy
Jun 08 FO K.O.Moore pilot of a liberator bomber sunk two U-Boats off the coast of France in the year 1944.
Jun 09 In the year 1944 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn
Jun 09 99 inhabitants of Tulle, hanged by SS on this day in history.