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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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