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Historical Events In 1944

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 25   On this day in history robert Charlebois, Canadian singer  

Jun 26   2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line in the year 1944.  

Jun 26   Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 cherbourg, France liberated by Allies  

Jun 27   Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   German counter attack at Caen on this day in history.  

Jun 29   The Parachute Experimental Division was established at Lakehurst, N.,J., for research, development, and testing of parachutes and survival gear in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt  

Jul 03   Goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record in the year 1944.  

Jul 03   Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore in the year 1944.  

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   William Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1944.  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France  

Jul 07   Erich Salomon, German photographer, dies in the year 1944.  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1944 british troops march into Caen  

Jul 08   Naval bombardment of Guam begins in the year 1944.  

Jul 09   In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history 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   Near Sheep Mountain, Idaho a 6.1 earthquake was recorded on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   In the year 1944 vilnius, Lithuania, liberated  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

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   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   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   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

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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