Historical Events For 1944
Friday, 21 July 2017
May 15 14,000 Jews of Munkacs Hungary deported to Auschwitz on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1944 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 Sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1944 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz
May 16 George Ade, US novelist/playwright (Counsel Widow), dies at 78 in the year 1944.
May 16 On this day in history military police attack gypsies
May 16 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
May 17 In the year 1944 chinese/US armed forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma
May 17 In the year 1944 general Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th
May 17 Operation Straightline Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea in the year 1944.
May 17 Operation Straightline: Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea in the year 1944.
May 17 In the year 1944 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 Polish 2nd Army corps captures convent of Monte Cassino Italy in the year 1944.
May 19 On this day in history 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Neth
May 19 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Netherlands in the year 1944.
May 19 In the year 1944 allied fleet shell Japanese positions at Sabang, north of Sumatra
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 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 In the year 1944 hitler begins attack on English/US "terror pilots"
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 In the year 1944 chinese counter offensive at Hunan front
May 23 On this day in history during World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio begin a major breakout offensive
May 23 Operation-Buffalo Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead in the year 1944.
May 23 Operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1944 enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists
May 24 Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark in the year 1944.
May 24 In the year 1944 major John Keefer Mahony (The Westminister Regiment(Motor)) wins the Victoria Cross at the Melfa River, Italy