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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Friday, 26 August 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   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated  

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Jul 20   Abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers in the year 1944.  

Jul 20   In the year 1944 arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71  

Jul 20   In the year 1944 brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

Jul 21   British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp in the year 1944.  

Jul 23   Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader in the year 1944.  

Jul 23   In the year 1944 uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II  

Jul 24   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history the first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)  

Jul 26   Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1944

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

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 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 in the year 1944.  

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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