Historical Events For 1944
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
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 in the year 1944.
Jul 17 Hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies in the year 1944.
Jul 18 In the year 1944 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen
Jul 18 In the year 1944 george A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60
Jul 19 On this day in history 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
Jul 19 Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated in the year 1944.
Jul 20 Abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers in the year 1944.
Jul 20 Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71 in the year 1944.
Jul 20 On this day in history 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 Von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life in the year 1944.
Jul 21 American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam on this day in history.
Jul 21 On this day in history british premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
Jul 21 In the year 1944 gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
Jul 21 Invasion and recapture of Guam begins in the year 1944.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
Jul 22 On this day in history 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 On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
Jul 23 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
Jul 24 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 24 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 in the year 1944.
Jul 24 Russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp in the year 1944.
Jul 25 On this day in history -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam
Jul 25 Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo in the year 1944.
Jul 25 In the year 1944 the breakout from the Normandy beaches begins.
Jul 25 The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) in the year 1944.
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam in the year 1944.