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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Friday, 19 December 2014

Nov 20   Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 in the year 1944.  

Nov 21   Personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food in the year 1944.  

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   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   First B-29 raids from Marianas base on this day in history.  

Nov 24   HMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait on this day in history.  

Nov 24   US bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo in the year 1944.  

Nov 24   US bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Nov 25   Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78 in the year 1944.  

Nov 26   1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor in the year 1944.  

Nov 27   In the year 1944 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed  

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   Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day)  

Nov 29   John Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground  

Nov 30   Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Dec 03   In the year 1944 british order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece  

Dec 03   In the year 1944 civil War breaks out in Greece  

Dec 03   In the year 1944 civil War starts in Athens Greece  

Dec 03   On this day in history delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75  

Dec 04   In the year 1944 germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded  

Dec 04   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 in the year 1944.  

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.  

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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   On this day in history 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   David Atherton, English conductor was born in the year 1944.  

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   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies