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.