Historical Events For 1944
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Nov 20 On this day in history sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
Nov 21 Personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food in the year 1944.
Nov 22 In the year 1944 arthur Stanley Eddington, dies
Nov 22 Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen in the year 1944.
Nov 23 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history hMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait
Nov 24 In the year 1944 uS bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78
Nov 26 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
Nov 28 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1944 bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
Nov 29 Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day) in the year 1944.
Nov 29 Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)
Dec 02 In the year 1944 filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67
Dec 03 British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece in the year 1944.
Dec 03 Civil War breaks out in Greece in the year 1944.
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 Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded on this day in history.
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 On this day in history uS 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall
Dec 07 Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago in the year 1944.