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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Oct 17   Pavel Haas, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1944.  

Oct 18   In the year 1944 eisenhower, Bradley & Montgomery confer in Brussel  

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   On this day in history 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   US forces land in Philipines on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1944 30 blocks of Cleveland Ohio burn after a liquid gas factory explodes  

Oct 20   On this day in history gabriel Groulez, composer, dies at 65  

Oct 20   On this day in history general Douglas MacArthur keeps his famous promise and returns to the Philippines.  

Oct 20   Liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland, Ohio explode, 135 die, 3,600 homeless in the year 1944.  

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Oct 20   In the year 1944 revolution by workers & students in Guatemala  

Oct 21   Canadian troops occupy Breskens in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 uS troops capture Aachen, first large German city to fall  

Oct 22   Kurita's vice-admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo in the year 1944.  

Oct 23   In the year 1944 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam  

Oct 23   On this day in history hana Brady, Holocaust victim  

Oct 23   Soviet army invades Hungary on this day in history.  

Oct 23   The largest naval battle in the history of warfare was fought near Leyte Gulf in the Philippines on Oct 23-26, 1944 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history in air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force.  

Oct 24   Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54 in the year 1944.  

Oct 24   On this day in history rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners  

Oct 25   Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink in the year 1944.  

Oct 25   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1944 hMCS SKEENA (RCN), lost at Reykjavik, Iceland - driven ashore in heavy gale and wrecked.  

Oct 25   On this day in history japanese navy defeated at battle of Leyte Gulf  

Oct 26   On this day in history u.S. defeats the Japanese Navy near the Phillipines.  

Oct 27   In the year 1944 antwerp port is taken by the Allies.  

Oct 27   Hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Iman J Van de Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter, dies in the year 1944.  

Oct 28   In the year 1944 russia & Bulgaria sign weapon pact  

Oct 29   In the year 1944 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth  

Oct 29   On this day in history denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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