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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jun 09   Russian offensive in Carelia on this day in history.  

Jun 10   French Duwaer, Dutch printer/resistance fighter, executed in the year 1944.  

Jun 10   Joe Nuxhall at 15 becomes youngest ML baseball player on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1944 15 US aircraft carriers attack Japanese bases on Marianas  

Jun 11   First Serbian Orthodox cathedral in US, Cathedral of St Sava, NYC in the year 1944.  

Jun 12   1st V-1 rocket assault on London on this day in history.  

Jun 12   First V-1 rocket reaches London in the year 1944.  

Jun 12   On this day in history piolet Off. Andrew C. Mynarski (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France  

Jun 12   In the year 1944 the first V1 rocket falls on England during World War 2  

Jun 13   Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 13   German counter attack on Villers-Bocage Normandy on this day in history.  

Jun 13   In the year 1944 nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) buzz-bomb attacks  

Jun 14   In the year 1944 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan  

Jun 14   In the year 1944 lubor Niederle, Czech archaeologist/slavist, dies at 78  

Jun 14   In the year 1944 the first B-29 raid against mainland Japan  

Jun 15   In the year 1944 first B-29 test-raid on Japanese industrial cities is deemed satisfactory.  

Jun 15   US forces begin invasion of Saipan in Pacific on this day in history.  

Jun 16   In the year 1944 iceland adopts constitution  

Jun 17   On this day in history -19] French troops under Lattre de Tssigny conquer Elba  

Jun 17   In the year 1944 iceland becomes an independent republic  

Jun 17   Republic of Iceland proclaimed at Thingvallir, Iceland on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Farewell concert of Willem Mengelberg in Paris in the year 1944.  

Jun 19   Bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies in the year 1944.  

Jun 19   In the year 1944 two day Battle of Philippines Sea begins  

Jun 20   Congress charters Central Intelligence Agency on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Jan Bonekamp, Dutch resistance fighter/friend of Hannie Schaft, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1944 mantello sends out Auschwitz Protocols through the British Exchange Telegraph and, two weeks later, 500 Swiss newspapers publish the story of 1,715,000 Jews being murdered.  

Jun 21   On this day in history very heavy bombing on Berlin  

Jun 22   British 14th army frees Imphal Assam on this day in history.  

Jun 22   FDR signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act) in the year 1944.  

Jun 23   In the year 1944 4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153  

Jun 24   In the year 1944 rio Gebhardt, composer, dies at 36  

Jun 25   British assault at Caen Normandy on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history flight-lt. David e. Hornell (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross while on Sea Patrol over th North Sea  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   In the year 1944 death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies in the year 1944.  

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