Historical Events Happened In 1944
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
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 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 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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1944 uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
Jul 20 In the year 1944 von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life
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 in the year 1944.
Jul 21 Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau in the year 1944.
Jul 21 Invasion and recapture of Guam begins on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
Jul 22 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation on this day in history.
Jul 23 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp in the year 1944.
Jul 23 On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
Jul 23 On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 24 On this day in history russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.
Jul 25 In the year 1944 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam
Jul 25 Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo on this day in history.
Jul 25 On this day in history the breakout from the Normandy beaches begins.
Jul 25 In the year 1944 the first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam on this day in history.