Historical Events Happened In 1944
Friday, 26 August 2016
Jul 14 Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested on this day in history.
Jul 15 Greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
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 In the year 1944 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 Abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers in the year 1944.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71
Jul 20 In the year 1944 brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy
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 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 21 British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery in the year 1944.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 21 US forces free Guam of Japanese invaders on this day in history.
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 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader in the year 1944.
Jul 23 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian.
Jul 24 On this day in history jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49
Jul 24 Russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp on this day in history.
Jul 25 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1944 lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo
Jul 25 The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins in the year 1944.
Jul 25 On this day in history the first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam in the year 1944.