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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jun 25   In the year 1944 robert Charlebois, Canadian singer  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies  

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 in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank  

Jul 01   Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore  

Jul 05   Harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn in the year 1944.  

Jul 06   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 in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 british troops march into Caen  

Jul 08   In the year 1944 naval bombardment of Guam begins.  

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

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   On this day in history 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh  

Jul 11   Wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1944 near Sheep Mountain, Idaho a 6.1 earthquake was recorded  

Jul 12   In the year 1944 theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased  

Jul 13   Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

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

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