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Historical Events In 1944

Monday, 28 September 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   In the year 1944 british premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy  

Aug 12   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured.  

Aug 15   In the year 1944 anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany.  

Aug 16   In the year 1944 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy  

Aug 16   Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28 in the year 1944.  

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   John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies in the year 1944.  

Aug 18   In the year 1944 cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87  

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   Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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] in the year 1944.  

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

Aug 23   In the year 1944 nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1944 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   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   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 birth of tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]  

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   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1944 death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

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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