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Historical Events In 1944

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Jul 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 the first British jet fighter used in combat (Gloster Meteor)  

Jul 27   In the year 1944 uS regains possession of Guam from Japanese  

Jul 27   Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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   Frances de la Tour, actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free) in the year 1944.  

Jul 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz  

Jul 31   In the year 1944 the birth of Geraldine Chaplin, Actress and daughter of Charlie  

Aug 01   On this day in history manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65  

Aug 01   Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins in the year 1944.  

Aug 02   In the year 1944 amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts  

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

Aug 03   On this day in history felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz  

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   Anne Frank, 15, (Diary of Anne Frank) is arrested by Nazis on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies in the year 1944.  

Aug 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 uS 79th/90th division occupy Laval/Mayenne  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins  

Aug 07   Anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

Aug 08   Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal, hanged at 62 in the year 1944.  

Aug 08   In the year 1944 hMCS Regina (Corvette) torpedoed  

Aug 09   In the year 1944 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught  

Aug 10   Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies on this day in history.  

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   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

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

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

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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