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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  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1944 death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

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

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