Historical Events In 1944
Friday, 14 May 2021
Aug 10 Race riots in Athens Alabama in the year 1944.
Aug 11 An electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field in the year 1944.
Aug 11 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1944 churchill & Tito meet in Naples
Aug 13 British 8th army occupies Florence in the year 1944.
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 Allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany.
Aug 16 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy in the year 1944.
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." on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1944 4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy
Aug 17 John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies in the year 1944.
Aug 18 Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1944.
Aug 18 Major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers
Aug 19 On this day in history allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed
Aug 19 In the year 1944 gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62
Aug 20 On this day in history "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway
Aug 20 127 Flying Fortress Bombers drop high-explosives on the factory areas at Auschwitz, less than five miles east of the gas-chambers on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1944 dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN
Aug 21 Germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1944 hMCS Alberni lost
Aug 22 Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd] on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1944 hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway
Aug 22 On this day in history raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
Aug 23 In the year 1944 94.5°F (34.7°C) in De Bilt Netherlands & 101.5°F (38.6°C) in Warnsvelt
Aug 23 Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 23 Romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris in the year 1944.
Aug 25 France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame in the year 1944.
Aug 25 On this day in history 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.