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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 09 July 2020

May 25   Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia in the year 1944.  

May 26   In the year 1944 82nd Airborne div D-day-landing at La Haye du Puits to Ste Mere Eglise  

May 26   In the year 1944 c M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies  

May 27   Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks) on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1944 japanese advance in Hangkhou China  

May 28   On this day in history katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42  

May 29   On this day in history british troops occupy Aprilia Italy  

May 30   On this day in history jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79  

May 30   Transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany in the year 1944.  

May 31   Allied breakthrough in Italy in the year 1944.  

May 31   On this day in history uSS England sank a record 6th Japanese submarine in 13 days.  

Jun 02   Generals Eisenhower & Montgomery dine in Portsmouth in the year 1944.  

Jun 03   76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2 on this day in history.  

Jun 04   1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1944 5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies  

Jun 04   The first submarine captured & boarded on high seas-U 505 in the year 1944.  

Jun 05   1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61  

Jun 05   On this day in history rome is captured intact by the 5th Army.  

Jun 05   On this day in history the first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure  

Jun 06   On this day in history allied forces storm the Normandy, France beaches during the "D-Day" invasion of Europe in World War II.  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion  

Jun 06   D-Day 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 d-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France  

Jun 06   On this day in history danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 hanna Senesz, a Jewish girl originally from Hungary, who had immigrated to Palestine, parachutes behind German lines to connect with Hungarian and Slovak resistance fighters. Caught on the Hungarian border, she dies knowing that her mission has given strength to those suffering in the camps.  

Jun 06   Invasion of Normandy, D-Day, by allied forces on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen  

Jun 07   Bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People) on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1944 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy  

Jun 08   FO K.O.Moore pilot of a liberator bomber sunk two U-Boats off the coast of France in the year 1944.  

Jun 09   23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn in the year 1944.  

Jun 09   99 inhabitants of Tulle, hanged by SS 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   On this day in history birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 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   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

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

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 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   In the year 1944 death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

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

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