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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Monday, 21 April 2014

May 15   On this day in history 14,000 Jews of Munkacs Hungary deported to Auschwitz  

May 15   Deportation of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz begins on this day in history.  

May 15   Eisenhower, Montgomery, Churchill & George VI discuss D-Day plan on this day in history.  

May 15   Sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne on this day in history.  

May 16   1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz on this day in history.  

May 16   George Ade, US novelist/playwright (Counsel Widow), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

May 16   Military police attack gypsies on this day in history.  

May 16   Rabbi Weissmandl sends out pleas to bomb camp and rail lines - based on his "Auschwitz Protocol" - a 31 page report from escapees' eyewitness accounts of Rudolph Verba and Alfred Wetzler on this day in history.  

May 16   The first of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history allied air raid on Surabaja, Java  

May 17   Chinese/US armed forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma on this day in history.  

May 17   General Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th on this day in history.  

May 17   Operation Straightline Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea on this day in history.  

May 17   Operation Straightline: Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history the Bureau of Aeronautics authorized CGAS Floyd Bennett Field to collaborate with the Sperry Gyroscope Company in making an automatic pilot installation in a HNS-1 helicopter.  

May 18   Expulsion of more than 200,000 Tartars from Crimea by Soviet Union begins, they are accused of collaborating with the Germans on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history polish 2nd Army corps captures convent of Monte Cassino Italy  

May 19   240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Neth on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Netherlands  

May 19   Allied fleet shell Japanese positions at Sabang, north of Sumatra on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history german defense line in Italy collapsed  

May 20   On this day in history failed assassination attempt made on Hitler by his own officers  

May 20   US Communist Party dissolves on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history accidental explosion on board a LST unloading ammunition in West Loch, Pearl Harbor and the resulting fire and other explosions sink 5 LSTs and 1 other LST.  

May 21   Hitler begins attack on English/US "terror pilots" on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history two new RCN torpedo boat flotillas start operating off coast of France.  

May 23   British/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy on this day in history.  

May 23   Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front on this day in history.  

May 23   During World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio begin a major breakout offensive on this day in history.  

May 23   Operation-Buffalo Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead on this day in history.  

May 23   Operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists  

May 24   On this day in history icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark  

May 24   Major John Keefer Mahony (The Westminister Regiment(Motor)) wins the Victoria Cross at the Melfa River, Italy on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.