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Historical Events In 1944

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Jul 26   In the year 1944 reza Sjah Pahlawi, [Reza Chan], cossack officer/shah of Persia, dies  

Jul 27   1st British jet fighter used in combat (Gloster Meteor) in the year 1944.  

Jul 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1944 frances de la Tour, actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free)  

Jul 30   Heavy battles at Tessy-sur-Vire & Villebaudon Normandy on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   Last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Jul 31   The birth of Geraldine Chaplin, Actress and daughter of Charlie on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on this day in history.  

Aug 02   Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts on this day in history.  

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

Aug 03   In the year 1944 felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz  

Aug 04   In the year 1944 anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified  

Aug 04   On this day in history anne Frank, 15, (Diary of Anne Frank) is arrested by Nazis  

Aug 05   On this day in history mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW  

Aug 05   In the year 1944 maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies  

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   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   In the year 1944 uS 79th/90th division occupy Laval/Mayenne  

Aug 06   All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died on this day in history.  

Aug 06   In the year 1944 deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins  

Aug 07   In the year 1944 anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter  

Aug 07   On this day in history german counterattacks at Avranches "bottleneck." Allies successfully defend advances and continue to sweep Brittany.  

Aug 08   In the year 1944 canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan  

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

Aug 08   On this day in history hMCS Regina (Corvette) torpedoed  

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

Aug 10   Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies in the year 1944.  

Aug 10   Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0 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   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

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   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 Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

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

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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