Historical Events For 1944
Wednesday, 26 April 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 In the year 1944 john Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed
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 on this day in history.
Jul 18 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen in the year 1944.
Jul 18 George A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60 in the year 1944.
Jul 19 On this day in history 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
Jul 19 On this day in history 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 Brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy in the year 1944.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention
Jul 20 US invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II in the year 1944.
Jul 20 On this day in history von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life
Jul 21 In the year 1944 american marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam
Jul 21 In the year 1944 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 US forces free Guam of Japanese invaders in the year 1944.
Jul 22 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation in the year 1944.
Jul 23 On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
Jul 23 On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
Jul 23 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on this day in history.
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 in the year 1944.
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 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 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam