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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jun 25   Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer on this day in history.  

Jun 26   2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies in the year 1944.  

Jun 26   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history cherbourg, France captured by Allies  

Jun 27   Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies in the year 1944.  

Jun 27   On this day in history werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52  

Jun 29   In the year 1944 german counter attack at Caen  

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   On this day in history bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank  

Jul 01   Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49 in the year 1944.  

Jul 02   On this day in history marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt  

Jul 03   Goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1944 harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight  

Jul 05   On this day in history harry Crosby takes first rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight  

Jul 05   In the year 1944 william Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67  

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   Erich Salomon, German photographer, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Horthy stops Hungarian deportations. Captain Rothmund of the Swiss Alien Police modifies on paper severe regulations concerning refoulement (sending back refugees) in the year 1944.  

Jul 08   In the year 1944 british troops march into Caen  

Jul 08   On this day in history naval bombardment of Guam begins.  

Jul 09   In the year 1944 in World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell  

Jul 09   In the year 1944 world's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum & Bailey 2nd performance. 168 die. (Hartford Conn)  

Jul 10   On this day in history u-821 sinks  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jul 12   Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased in the year 1944.  

Jul 13   On this day in history vilnius, Lithuania, liberated  

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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   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   In the year 1944 death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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