Historical Events In 1944
Monday, 18 June 2018
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 On this day in history c M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies
May 27 Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks) in the year 1944.
May 27 In the year 1944 japanese advance in Hangkhou China
May 28 On this day in history katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42
May 29 In the year 1944 british troops occupy Aprilia Italy
May 30 On this day in history jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79
May 30 Transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany on this day in history.
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 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2 on this day in history.
Jun 04 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day in the year 1944.
Jun 04 5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies in the year 1944.
Jun 04 The first submarine captured & boarded on high seas-U 505 on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1944 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure
Jun 05 Riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jun 05 Rome is captured intact by the 5th Army on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1944 the first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure
Jun 06 On this day in history allied forces storm the Normandy, France beaches during the "D-Day" invasion of Europe in World War II.
Jun 06 Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion on this day in history.
Jun 06 D-Day 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France on this day in history.
Jun 06 D-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France in the year 1944.
Jun 06 In the year 1944 danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day
Jun 06 On this day in history 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 In the year 1944 invasion of Normandy, D-Day, by allied forces
Jun 06 Theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 1944 achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
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 On this day in history fO K.O.Moore pilot of a liberator bomber sunk two U-Boats off the coast of France
Jun 09 In the year 1944 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn
Jun 09 On this day in history 99 inhabitants of Tulle, hanged by SS