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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Friday, 19 December 2014

May 25   Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1944 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   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   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   On this day in history allied breakthrough in Italy  

May 31   USS England sank a record 6th Japanese submarine in 13 days in the year 1944.  

Jun 02   In the year 1944 generals Eisenhower & Montgomery dine in Portsmouth  

Jun 03   On this day in history 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2  

Jun 04   1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day on this day in history.  

Jun 04   5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies in the year 1944.  

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 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   On this day in history 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   D-Day 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France on this day in history.  

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

Jun 06   Danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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   Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

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

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.