Historical Events For 1944
Tuesday, 28 February 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 on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
Jul 18 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen in the year 1944.
Jul 18 In the year 1944 george A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60
Jul 19 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany in the year 1944.
Jul 19 Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated in the year 1944.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 20 Brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention
Jul 20 In the year 1944 uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
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 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 In the year 1944 invasion and recapture of Guam begins.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
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 on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1944 chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
Jul 23 In the year 1944 uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
Jul 24 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions in the year 1944.
Jul 24 In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 25 On this day in history lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo
Jul 25 On this day in history 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