Historical Events Happened In 1944
Friday, 24 October 2014
Nov 20 Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 in the year 1944.
Nov 21 In the year 1944 personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
Nov 22 Arthur Stanley Eddington, dies on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1944 duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
Nov 23 In the year 1944 uS 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg
Nov 24 EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies in the year 1944.
Nov 24 In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.
Nov 25 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6 in the year 1944.
Nov 25 In the year 1944 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 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Nov 26 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor in the year 1944.
Nov 27 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1944 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 In the year 1944 albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day)
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 On this day in history max Halbe, writer, dies at 79
Dec 01 In the year 1944 béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres
Dec 02 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1944 civil War breaks out in Greece
Dec 03 Civil War starts in Athens Greece on this day in history.
Dec 03 Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1944 germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded
Dec 04 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history german troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht
Dec 06 In the year 1944 uS 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall
Dec 07 Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago on this day in history.