Historical Events For 1944
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Oct 17 Pavel Haas, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1944.
Oct 18 Eisenhower, Bradley & Montgomery confer in Brussel in the year 1944.
Oct 18 Hitler orders the establishment of "Volkssturm." Boys between fifteen and eighteen and men between fifty and sixty are drafted into service. The Nazis have to mobilize replacements for 500,000 men in the year 1944.
Oct 18 In the year 1944 soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia during WW II
Oct 19 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1944 uS forces land in Philipines
Oct 20 30 blocks of Cleveland Ohio burn after a liquid gas factory explodes in the year 1944.
Oct 20 In the year 1944 gabriel Groulez, composer, dies at 65
Oct 20 General Douglas MacArthur keeps his famous promise and returns to the Philippines in the year 1944.
Oct 20 On this day in history liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland, Ohio explode, 135 die, 3,600 homeless
Oct 20 Revolution by workers & students in Guatemala on this day in history.
Oct 21 Canadian troops occupy Breskens on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1944 prv. Ernest Alva Smith (The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada) wins the Victoria Cross at the Savio River, Italy
Oct 21 On this day in history uS troops capture Aachen, first large German city to fall
Oct 22 In the year 1944 kurita's vice-admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo
Oct 23 In the year 1944 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
Oct 23 In the year 1944 hana Brady, Holocaust victim
Oct 23 On this day in history soviet army invades Hungary
Oct 23 In the year 1944 the largest naval battle in the history of warfare was fought near Leyte Gulf in the Philippines on Oct 23-26, 1944
Oct 24 In air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force in the year 1944.
Oct 24 Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Oct 24 Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1944 battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink
Oct 25 On this day in history during Battle of Leyte Gulf in Battle of Surigao Straits, U.S. battleships execute the maneuver of "crossing the tee" of the Japanese forces. In Battle Off Samar, escort carriers, destroyers and destroyer escorts heroically resist attacks of Japanese Center Force. In Battle Off Cape Engano, 3rd Fleet carriers attack Japanese Northern Force sinking several small carriers.
Oct 25 On this day in history fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed
Oct 25 On this day in history hMCS SKEENA (RCN), lost at Reykjavik, Iceland - driven ashore in heavy gale and wrecked.
Oct 25 In the year 1944 japanese navy defeated at battle of Leyte Gulf
Oct 26 U.S. defeats the Japanese Navy near the Phillipines on this day in history.
Oct 27 Antwerp port is taken by the Allies in the year 1944.
Oct 27 Hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation in the year 1944.
Oct 27 Iman J Van de Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter, dies in the year 1944.
Oct 28 Russia & Bulgaria sign weapon pact in the year 1944.
Oct 29 On this day in history 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth
Oct 29 Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings) on this day in history.