Historical Events In 1944
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Jun 25 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1944 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
Jun 26 Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies on this day in history.
Jun 26 On this day in history port of Cherbourg falls to the Allies.
Jun 26 U.S. Secretary of State Hull and Anthony Eden of Britain issue warnings to Hungary's Admiral Horthy. King Gustav of Sweden sends a personal protest. The International Red Cross finally takes an active interest in saving Jews in the year 1944.
Jun 27 In the year 1944 476,000 are deported to Auschwitz since May 15.
Jun 27 Cherbourg, France captured by Allies on this day in history.
Jun 27 Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies in the year 1944.
Jun 27 Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1944.
Jun 29 German counter attack at Caen in the year 1944.
Jun 29 The Parachute Experimental Division was established at Lakehurst, N.,J., for research, development, and testing of parachutes and survival gear on this day in history.
Jul 01 Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1944 carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49
Jul 02 Marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt in the year 1944.
Jul 03 On this day in history goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record.
Jul 03 Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight
Jul 05 In the year 1944 harry Crosby takes first rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight
Jul 05 William Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1944.
Jul 06 In the year 1944 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn
Jul 06 On this day in history in Hartford, Connecticut, a fire broke out under the big top of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus, killing 167 people and injuring 682. Two-thirds of those who perished were children
Jul 07 Bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France in the year 1944.
Jul 07 In the year 1944 erich Salomon, German photographer, dies
Jul 07 In the year 1944 horthy stops Hungarian deportations. Captain Rothmund of the Swiss Alien Police modifies on paper severe regulations concerning refoulement (sending back refugees).
Jul 08 On this day in history british troops march into Caen
Jul 08 Naval bombardment of Guam begins on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history in World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell
Jul 09 World's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum & Bailey 2nd performance. 168 die. (Hartford Conn) in the year 1944.
Jul 10 U-821 sinks in the year 1944.
Jul 11 In the year 1944 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
Jul 11 Wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle in the year 1944.
Jul 12 Near Sheep Mountain, Idaho a 6.1 earthquake was recorded on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1944 theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
Jul 13 Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated on this day in history.