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