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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

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

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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