Historical Events In 1944
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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 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 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 17 In the year 1944 hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
Jul 18 In the year 1944 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen
Jul 18 In the year 1944 george A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60
Jul 19 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany on this day in history.
Jul 19 Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 20 Brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 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 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 21 British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1944 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 US forces free Guam of Japanese invaders on this day in history.
Jul 22 In the year 1944 soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation
Jul 23 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp in the year 1944.
Jul 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.
Jul 25 On this day in history lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo
Jul 25 The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1944 the first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam on this day in history.