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.