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Historical Events In 1944

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 10   In the year 1944 race riots in Athens Alabama  

Aug 11   In the year 1944 an electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field.  

Aug 11   British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy in the year 1944.  

Aug 12   Churchill & Tito meet in Naples in the year 1944.  

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

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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

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." in the year 1944.  

Aug 17   4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy on this day in history.  

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

Aug 18   On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87  

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   On this day in history paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers  

Aug 19   Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed in the year 1944.  

Aug 19   Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

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   Dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN on this day in history.  

Aug 21   In the year 1944 germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy  

Aug 21   On this day in history hMCS Alberni lost  

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

Aug 23   In the year 1944 romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990)  

Aug 24   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

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   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   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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