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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Aug 10   In the year 1944 race riots in Athens Alabama  

Aug 11   An electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field on this day in history.  

Aug 11   British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Churchill & Tito meet in Naples on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history british 8th army occupies Florence  

Aug 14   British premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1944 roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28  

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   4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy in the year 1944.  

Aug 17   In the year 1944 john Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies  

Aug 18   In the year 1944 cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87  

Aug 18   In the year 1944 major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France  

Aug 18   Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed  

Aug 19   On this day in history gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62  

Aug 20   "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hMCS Alberni lost  

Aug 22   Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd] in the year 1944.  

Aug 22   On this day in history hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway  

Aug 22   Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55 in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990)  

Aug 24   In the year 1944 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   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 in the year 1944.  

Aug 25   On this day in history krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

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

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

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