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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.  

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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   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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