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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.  

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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   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 in the year 1944.  

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

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

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies in the year 1944.  

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