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Historical Events In 1944

Monday, 19 April 2021

May 25   In the year 1944 partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia  

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

May 26   On this day in history c M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies  

May 27   Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks) in the year 1944.  

May 27   On this day in history japanese advance in Hangkhou China  

May 28   Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42 in the year 1944.  

May 29   British troops occupy Aprilia Italy in the year 1944.  

May 30   Jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1944 transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany  

May 31   Allied breakthrough in Italy on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2 in the year 1944.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 05   Rome is captured intact by the 5th Army on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1944 the first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 allied forces storm the Normandy, France beaches during the "D-Day" invasion of Europe in World War II.  

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

Jun 06   In the year 1944 danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day  

Jun 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history invasion of Normandy, D-Day, by allied forces  

Jun 06   In the year 1944 theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor  

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) in the year 1944.  

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

Jun 08   On this day in history fO K.O.Moore pilot of a liberator bomber sunk two U-Boats off the coast of France  

Jun 09   23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn on this day in history.  

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   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   David Atherton, English conductor was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, 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 in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

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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