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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Jul 14   Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1944 greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322 in the year 1944.  

Jul 17   On this day in history hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies  

Jul 18   7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen in the year 1944.  

Jul 18   George A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60 in the year 1944.  

Jul 19   1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany in the year 1944.  

Jul 19   Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated in the year 1944.  

Jul 20   Abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71 in the year 1944.  

Jul 20   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II  

Jul 20   Von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life on this day in history.  

Jul 21   American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam in the year 1944.  

Jul 21   In the year 1944 british premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery  

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   On this day in history soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation  

Jul 23   Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions  

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   Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 in the year 1944.  

Jul 24   Russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp in the year 1944.  

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   The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins in the year 1944.  

Jul 25   The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1944 japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam  

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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   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 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   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1944 death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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