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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

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

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

May 27   In the year 1944 allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks)  

May 27   Japanese advance in Hangkhou China on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1944 katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42  

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

May 30   Jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79 in the year 1944.  

May 30   On this day in history transport NR75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany  

May 31   Allied breakthrough in Italy in the year 1944.  

May 31   USS England sank a record 6th Japanese submarine in 13 days in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day  

Jun 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61  

Jun 05   Rome is captured intact by the 5th Army in the year 1944.  

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

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   Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen  

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

Jun 08   On this day in history 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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