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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Tuesday, 24 May 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   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   On this day in history john Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated in the year 1944.  

Jul 20   In the year 1944 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

Jul 21   US forces free Guam of Japanese invaders in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 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   300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions in the year 1944.  

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

Jul 24   In the year 1944 russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.  

Jul 25   On this day in history -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   The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

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   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died in the year 1944.  

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

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