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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.  

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

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

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

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

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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