Historical Events In 1944
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Jul 14 In the year 1944 attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
Jul 15 Greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 & break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row
Jul 16 John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed in the year 1944.
Jul 17 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322 on this day in history.
Jul 17 Hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies in the year 1944.
Jul 18 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen on this day in history.
Jul 18 George A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jul 19 In the year 1944 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
Jul 19 In the year 1944 carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated
Jul 20 In the year 1944 abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71
Jul 20 Brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention
Jul 20 On this day in history uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
Jul 20 Von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life in the year 1944.
Jul 21 American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam in the year 1944.
Jul 21 British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery in the year 1944.
Jul 21 On this day in history gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
Jul 21 In the year 1944 invasion and recapture of Guam begins.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
Jul 22 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation in the year 1944.
Jul 23 In the year 1944 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
Jul 23 On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
Jul 23 In the year 1944 uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
Jul 24 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions in the year 1944.
Jul 24 Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian on this day in history.
Jul 24 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.
Jul 25 On this day in history -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam
Jul 25 Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo on this day in history.
Jul 25 The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins in the year 1944.
Jul 25 The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) in the year 1944.
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam in the year 1944.