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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

May 25   In the year 1944 partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia  

May 26   On this day in history 82nd Airborne div D-day-landing at La Haye du Puits to Ste Mere Eglise  

May 26   C M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.  

May 27   Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks) in the year 1944.  

May 27   Japanese advance in Hangkhou China on this day in history.  

May 28   Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42 in the year 1944.  

May 29   In the year 1944 british troops occupy Aprilia Italy  

May 30   In the year 1944 jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79  

May 30   In the year 1944 transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany  

May 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day  

Jun 04   On this day in history 5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies  

Jun 04   The first submarine captured & boarded on high seas-U 505 in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history rome is captured intact by the 5th Army.  

Jun 05   In the year 1944 the first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure  

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   Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 d-Day 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France  

Jun 06   On this day in history d-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France  

Jun 06   On this day in history danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day  

Jun 06   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 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   Bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People) in the year 1944.  

Jun 08   1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn  

Jun 09   In the year 1944 99 inhabitants of Tulle, hanged by SS  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 death of jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 in the year 1944.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

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

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