Historical Events In 1944
Friday, 18 September 2020
Jun 25 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer in the year 1944.
Jun 26 In the year 1944 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
Jun 26 On this day in history billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies
Jun 26 Port of Cherbourg falls to the Allies on this day in history.
Jun 26 On this day in history 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.
Jun 27 476,000 are deported to Auschwitz since May 15 in the year 1944.
Jun 27 Cherbourg, France captured by Allies on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history cherbourg, France liberated by Allies
Jun 27 Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1944.
Jun 29 German counter attack at Caen on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1944 the Parachute Experimental Division was established at Lakehurst, N.,J., for research, development, and testing of parachutes and survival gear.
Jul 01 Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49
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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Harry Crosby takes first rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history william Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67
Jul 06 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn on this day in history.
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 In the year 1944 bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France
Jul 07 On this day in history erich Salomon, German photographer, dies
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 On this day in history naval bombardment of Guam begins.
Jul 09 In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell in the year 1944.
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 U-821 sinks on this day in history.
Jul 11 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1944 wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle
Jul 12 In the year 1944 near Sheep Mountain, Idaho a 6.1 earthquake was recorded
Jul 12 Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history vilnius, Lithuania, liberated