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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Wednesday, 29 June 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 in the year 1944.  

Jul 16   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1944 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322  

Jul 17   In the year 1944 hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies  

Jul 18   In the year 1944 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen  

Jul 18   George A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60 in the year 1944.  

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

Jul 19   Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated on this day in history.  

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

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   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 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   Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau on this day in history.  

Jul 21   In the year 1944 invasion and recapture of Guam begins.  

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

Jul 22   On this day in history soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation  

Jul 23   In the year 1944 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp  

Jul 23   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 the breakout from the Normandy beaches begins.  

Jul 25   In the year 1944 the first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)  

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   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

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

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

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 in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

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

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