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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Jul 14   Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested in the year 1944.  

Jul 15   Greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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

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   Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy  

Jul 20   Pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

Jul 21   On this day in history invasion and recapture of Guam begins.  

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   On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp  

Jul 23   Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian on this day in history.  

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   Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo on this day in history.  

Jul 25   The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies