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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Monday, 22 December 2014

Jul 14   Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1944 greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb  

Jul 16   In the year 1944 dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 & break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row  

Jul 16   John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed in the year 1944.  

Jul 17   2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies  

Jul 18   On this day in history 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen  

Jul 18   George A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1944 carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated  

Jul 20   On this day in history abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers.  

Jul 20   Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71 in the year 1944.  

Jul 20   In the year 1944 brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy  

Jul 20   Pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention in the year 1944.  

Jul 20   US invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life  

Jul 21   American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam in the year 1944.  

Jul 21   British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau  

Jul 21   Invasion and recapture of Guam begins on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders  

Jul 22   In the year 1944 soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation  

Jul 23   Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp in the year 1944.  

Jul 23   Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader in the year 1944.  

Jul 23   On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II  

Jul 24   In the year 1944 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions  

Jul 24   Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian in the year 1944.  

Jul 24   Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 in the year 1944.  

Jul 24   On this day in history russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.  

Jul 25   In the year 1944 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam  

Jul 25   On this day in history lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo  

Jul 25   On this day in history the breakout from the Normandy beaches begins.  

Jul 25   The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1944 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   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 in the year 1944.