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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jul 26   On this day in history reza Sjah Pahlawi, [Reza Chan], cossack officer/shah of Persia, dies  

Jul 27   On this day in history 1st British jet fighter used in combat (Gloster Meteor)  

Jul 27   In the year 1944 the first British jet fighter used in combat (Gloster Meteor)  

Jul 27   On this day in history uS regains possession of Guam from Japanese  

Jul 27   In the year 1944 victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer, dies at 68  

Jul 28   Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Frances de la Tour, actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free) on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1944 heavy battles at Tessy-sur-Vire & Villebaudon Normandy  

Jul 30   In the year 1944 naval Task Force lands Army troops near Cape Opmarai, New Guinea.  

Jul 31   On this day in history last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz  

Jul 31   The birth of Geraldine Chaplin, Actress and daughter of Charlie in the year 1944.  

Aug 01   Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65 in the year 1944.  

Aug 01   On this day in history poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins  

Aug 02   On this day in history amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts  

Aug 03   Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified  

Aug 04   In the year 1944 anne Frank, 15, (Diary of Anne Frank) is arrested by Nazis  

Aug 05   In the year 1944 mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW  

Aug 05   On this day in history maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies  

Aug 05   In the year 1944 more than 1,000 Japanese prisoners of war unsuccessfully attempt to escape from Camp in Cowra, New South Wales 234 are killed, 108 wounded.  

Aug 05   More than 1,000 Japanese prisoners of war unsuccessfully attempt to escape from Camp in Cowra, New South Wales: 234 are killed, 108 wounded in the year 1944.  

Aug 05   US 79th/90th division occupy Laval/Mayenne in the year 1944.  

Aug 06   On this day in history all 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died  

Aug 06   Deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter  

Aug 07   In the year 1944 german counterattacks at Avranches "bottleneck." Allies successfully defend advances and continue to sweep Brittany.  

Aug 08   Canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal, hanged at 62 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   HMCS Regina (Corvette) torpedoed on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught  

Aug 10   In the year 1944 berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies  

Aug 10   In the year 1944 braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies in the year 1944.  

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