Historical Events For 1944
Monday, 22 January 2018
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 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 17 On this day in history 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
Jul 17 On this day in history hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
Jul 18 On this day in history 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen
Jul 18 On this day in history george A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60
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 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 in the year 1944.
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 On this day in history uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
Jul 20 Von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life on this day in history.
Jul 21 American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam in the year 1944.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 british premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
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 in the year 1944.
Jul 21 On this day in history uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
Jul 22 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1944 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
Jul 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1944 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions
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 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.
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 The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) in the year 1944.
Jul 26 In the year 1944 japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam