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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Oct 17   On this day in history pavel Haas, composer, dies at 45  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia during WW II on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history british premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow  

Oct 19   US forces land in Philipines in the year 1944.  

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

Oct 20   Gabriel Groulez, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   General Douglas MacArthur keeps his famous promise and returns to the Philippines in the year 1944.  

Oct 20   Liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland, Ohio explode, 135 die, 3,600 homeless on this day in history.  

Oct 20   On this day in history revolution by workers & students in Guatemala  

Oct 21   On this day in history canadian troops occupy Breskens  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 23   1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Oct 24   In the year 1944 lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54  

Oct 24   In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.  

Oct 25   In the year 1944 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   Japanese navy defeated at battle of Leyte Gulf on this day in history.  

Oct 26   U.S. defeats the Japanese Navy near the Phillipines on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history antwerp port is taken by the Allies.  

Oct 27   In the year 1944 hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation  

Oct 27   In the year 1944 iman J Van de Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter, dies  

Oct 28   Russia & Bulgaria sign weapon pact on this day in history.  

Oct 29   1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]  

Famous Deaths In 1944

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.