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Historical Events Happened In 1944

Saturday, 30 April 2016

May 15   In the year 1944 14,000 Jews of Munkacs Hungary deported to Auschwitz  

May 15   On this day in history deportation of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz begins.  

May 15   On this day in history eisenhower, Montgomery, Churchill & George VI discuss D-Day plan  

May 15   On this day in history sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne  

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 in the year 1944.  

May 16   On this day in history 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.  

May 16   The first of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz in the year 1944.  

May 17   Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java in the year 1944.  

May 17   On this day in history chinese/US armed forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma  

May 17   General Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th in the year 1944.  

May 17   Operation Straightline Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea in the year 1944.  

May 17   In the year 1944 operation Straightline: Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea  

May 17   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 on this day in history.  

May 18   Expulsion of more than 200,000 Tartars from Crimea by Soviet Union begins, they are accused of collaborating with the Germans in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

May 19   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 failed assassination attempt made on Hitler by his own officers  

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

May 21   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 british/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy  

May 23   Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front in the year 1944.  

May 23   During World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio begin a major breakout offensive in the year 1944.  

May 23   In the year 1944 operation-Buffalo Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead  

May 23   Operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead in the year 1944.  

May 24   Enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists on this day in history.  

May 24   Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark in the year 1944.  

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1944 death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.  

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