Historical Events In 1944
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Jul 14 Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history john Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed
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 on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 1944 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen
Jul 18 On this day in history george A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60
Jul 19 On this day in history 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
Jul 19 Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated in the year 1944.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers.
Jul 20 On this day in history arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71
Jul 20 On this day in history brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy
Jul 20 On this day in history pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention
Jul 20 US invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life
Jul 21 In the year 1944 american marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam
Jul 21 British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery on this day in history.
Jul 21 Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau on this day in history.
Jul 21 Invasion and recapture of Guam begins on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 uS forces free Guam of Japanese invaders
Jul 22 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation on this day in history.
Jul 23 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp in the year 1944.
Jul 23 In the year 1944 chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
Jul 23 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II in the year 1944.
Jul 24 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions in the year 1944.
Jul 24 On this day in history following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian.
Jul 24 On this day in history 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 Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo on this day in history.
Jul 25 On this day in history the breakout from the Normandy beaches begins.
Jul 25 The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) on this day in history.
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam in the year 1944.