Historical Events For 1944
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Nov 20 In the year 1944 sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
Nov 21 In the year 1944 personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
Nov 22 In the year 1944 arthur Stanley Eddington, dies
Nov 22 Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1944 uS 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg
Nov 24 EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history first B-29 raids from Marianas base.
Nov 24 On this day in history hMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait
Nov 24 US bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo on this day in history.
Nov 24 US bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo on this day in history.
Nov 25 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6 in the year 1944.
Nov 25 On this day in history 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
Nov 25 On this day in history kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78
Nov 26 On this day in history 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor
Nov 27 On this day in history 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
Nov 28 On this day in history 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
Nov 28 Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn in the year 1944.
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 In the year 1944 john Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery
Nov 30 In the year 1944 biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground
Nov 30 On this day in history max Halbe, writer, dies at 79
Dec 01 Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres in the year 1944.
Dec 02 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB) in the year 1944.
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 in the year 1944.
Dec 03 On this day in history civil War breaks out in Greece
Dec 03 On this day in history civil War starts in Athens Greece
Dec 03 Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75 in the year 1944.
Dec 04 Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded in the year 1944.
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 In the year 1944 german troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht
Dec 06 US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall in the year 1944.
Dec 07 In the year 1944 convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago