Historical Events In 1944
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 10 In the year 1944 race riots in Athens Alabama
Aug 11 In the year 1944 an electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field.
Aug 11 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy in the year 1944.
Aug 12 Churchill & Tito meet in Naples in the year 1944.
Aug 13 On this day in history british 8th army occupies Florence
Aug 14 On this day in history british premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica
Aug 15 In the year 1944 allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed
Aug 15 In the year 1944 allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured.
Aug 15 Anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany in the year 1944.
Aug 16 On this day in history 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy
Aug 16 Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28 on this day in history.
Aug 16 U.S. War Department issues a statement that bombing Auschwitz would divert air power from "decisive operations elsewhere." in the year 1944.
Aug 17 4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1944 john Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies
Aug 18 On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87
Aug 18 On this day in history major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France
Aug 18 On this day in history paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers
Aug 19 Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed in the year 1944.
Aug 19 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Aug 20 "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1944 127 Flying Fortress Bombers drop high-explosives on the factory areas at Auschwitz, less than five miles east of the gas-chambers.
Aug 21 Dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1944 germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy
Aug 21 On this day in history hMCS Alberni lost
Aug 22 On this day in history hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd]
Aug 22 HMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1944 raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
Aug 23 94.5°F (34.7°C) in De Bilt Netherlands & 101.5°F (38.6°C) in Warnsvelt in the year 1944.
Aug 23 Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1944.
Aug 23 In the year 1944 romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990)
Aug 24 On this day in history gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris
Aug 25 On this day in history france 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame
Aug 25 In the year 1944 germany Army by now has sustained 400,000 men killed, wounded or captured, plus 1,300 tanks, 1,500 artillery, and 3,500 aircraft destroyed.
Aug 25 Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death in the year 1944.