Historical Events For 1944
Monday, 21 August 2017
Jul 14 On this day in history attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
Jul 15 In the year 1944 greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb
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 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 Hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies in the year 1944.
Jul 18 In the year 1944 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 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany on this day in history.
Jul 19 Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated on this day in history.
Jul 20 Abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers on this day in history.
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 in the year 1944.
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 On this day in history von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life
Jul 21 In the year 1944 american marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam
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 In the year 1944 invasion and recapture of Guam begins.
Jul 21 On this day in history uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
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 On this day in history 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 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 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) in the year 1944.
Jul 26 In the year 1944 japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam