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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Aug 10   Race riots in Athens Alabama on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history churchill & Tito meet in Naples  

Aug 13   British 8th army occupies Florence on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1944 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   Anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany in the year 1944.  

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." in the year 1944.  

Aug 17   4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy in the year 1944.  

Aug 17   On this day in history john Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies  

Aug 18   Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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   Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers in the year 1944.  

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

Aug 19   Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 in the year 1944.  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy  

Aug 21   HMCS Alberni lost on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990) in the year 1944.  

Aug 24   Gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris on this day in history.  

Aug 25   France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame in the year 1944.  

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   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   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

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

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

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