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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jun 09   Russian offensive in Carelia in the year 1944.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history joe Nuxhall at 15 becomes youngest ML baseball player  

Jun 11   15 US aircraft carriers attack Japanese bases on Marianas on this day in history.  

Jun 11   First Serbian Orthodox cathedral in US, Cathedral of St Sava, NYC on this day in history.  

Jun 12   1st V-1 rocket assault on London in the year 1944.  

Jun 12   In the year 1944 first V-1 rocket reaches London.  

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   On this day in history the first V1 rocket falls on England during World War 2  

Jun 13   Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies in the year 1944.  

Jun 13   On this day in history german counter attack on Villers-Bocage Normandy  

Jun 13   Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) buzz-bomb attacks on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 14   The first B-29 raid against mainland Japan on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history first B-29 test-raid on Japanese industrial cities is deemed satisfactory.  

Jun 15   US forces begin invasion of Saipan in Pacific in the year 1944.  

Jun 16   Iceland adopts constitution in the year 1944.  

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

Jun 17   Iceland becomes an independent republic on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Republic of Iceland proclaimed at Thingvallir, Iceland in the year 1944.  

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

Jun 19   On this day in history bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   Very heavy bombing on Berlin in the year 1944.  

Jun 22   On this day in history british 14th army frees Imphal Assam  

Jun 22   FDR signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 24   On this day in history rio Gebhardt, composer, dies at 36  

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

Jun 25   Flight-lt. David e. Hornell (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross while on Sea Patrol over th North Sea in the year 1944.  

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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   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   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   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

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

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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