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