Historical Events For 1944
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Nov 20 On this day in history sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
Nov 21 On this day in history personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
Nov 22 Arthur Stanley Eddington, dies in the year 1944.
Nov 22 In the year 1944 duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
Nov 23 On this day in history uS 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg
Nov 24 In the year 1944 eMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies
Nov 24 In the year 1944 first B-29 raids from Marianas base.
Nov 24 HMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait in the year 1944.
Nov 24 US bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo in the year 1944.
Nov 24 In the year 1944 uS bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo
Nov 25 On this day in history 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6
Nov 25 A German V-2 missile hit a Woolworth's department store in New Cross Road, Deptford, killing 160 midday shoppers. The V-2 was a recent innovation in German ammunition on this day in history.
Nov 25 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78 in the year 1944.
Nov 26 On this day in history 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor
Nov 27 In the year 1944 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
Nov 28 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp in the year 1944.
Nov 28 In the year 1944 bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
Nov 29 In the year 1944 albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
Nov 29 Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day) in the year 1944.
Nov 29 On this day in history john Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery
Nov 30 Biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground in the year 1944.
Nov 30 Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres in the year 1944.
Dec 02 On this day in history 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)
Dec 02 Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 03 British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history civil War breaks out in Greece
Dec 03 In the year 1944 civil War starts in Athens Greece
Dec 03 In the year 1944 delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75
Dec 04 Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history uSS Flasher (SS-249) sinks Japanese destroyer Kishinami and damages a merchant ship in South China Sea. Flasher is only U.S. submarine to sink over 100,000 tons of enemy shipping in World War II.
Dec 05 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht on this day in history.
Dec 06 US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall in the year 1944.
Dec 07 Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago in the year 1944.