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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

May 25   Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia on this day in history.  

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   Japanese advance in Hangkhou China in the year 1944.  

May 28   Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

May 29   British troops occupy Aprilia Italy on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history generals Eisenhower & Montgomery dine in Portsmouth  

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

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

Jun 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure  

Jun 05   Riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1944 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   Allied forces storm the Normandy, France beaches during the "D-Day" invasion of Europe in World War II in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 invasion of Normandy, D-Day, by allied forces  

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

Jun 07   Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1944 bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People)  

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   In the year 1944 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler, Penn  

Jun 09   99 inhabitants of Tulle, hanged by SS in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

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   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   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1944.  

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   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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