Historical Events In 1944
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Jul 14 Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested in the year 1944.
Jul 15 Greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb in the year 1944.
Jul 16 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 16 John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1944 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
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 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history 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 Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71 in the year 1944.
Jul 20 On this day in history brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy
Jul 20 Pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
Jul 20 On this day in history von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life
Jul 21 American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam on this day in history.
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 Invasion and recapture of Guam begins on this day in history.
Jul 21 US forces free Guam of Japanese invaders in the year 1944.
Jul 22 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation in the year 1944.
Jul 23 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp in the year 1944.
Jul 23 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
Jul 24 In the year 1944 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions
Jul 24 Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian in the year 1944.
Jul 24 In the year 1944 jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49
Jul 24 In the year 1944 russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.
Jul 25 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam on this day in history.
Jul 25 On this day in history lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo
Jul 25 In the year 1944 the breakout from the Normandy beaches begins.
Jul 25 On this day in history the first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
Jul 26 On this day in history japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam