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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Aug 25   Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1944 bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed  

Aug 27   200 Halifax bombers attack oil-installations in Homburg in the year 1944.  

Aug 27   On this day in history uSS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon, Philippines to support guerilla operations against the Japanese.  

Aug 28   On this day in history ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald  

Aug 28   Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared in the year 1944.  

Aug 29   In the year 1944 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees  

Aug 30   11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769) in the year 1944.  

Aug 30   In the year 1944 morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies  

Aug 30   In the year 1944 soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania  

Aug 31   Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1944 killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide  

Sep 02   Anne Frank (Diary of Anne Frank), is sent to Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Belgium's Emissie bank closes in the year 1944.  

Sep 02   On this day in history claude Nicollier, Vevey Switzerland, astronaut (STS 61-K, 46, 61, 75)  

Sep 02   During WW II, George Bush ejects from a burning plane on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1944 george W Norris, US senator (lame duck-amendement), dies  

Sep 03   In the year 1944 frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for US tennis title  

Sep 03   Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1944.  

Sep 04   On this day in history 2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt  

Sep 04   Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed in the year 1944.  

Sep 05   "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany in the year 1944.  

Sep 05   Allies liberate Brussels in the year 1944.  

Sep 05   Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed in the year 1944.  

Sep 06   On this day in history gen Von Zangens 15th army escape from Zealand  

Sep 06   Robert Lejour, Belgian lawyer/resistance fighter, murdered in the year 1944.  

Sep 07   Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1944.  

Sep 07   SS-general Kurt Meyer takes Durnal Belgium on this day in history.  

Sep 08   1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp in the year 1944.  

Sep 08   On this day in history german V2 rockets strike London for the first time  

Sep 08   On this day in history jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63  

Sep 08   On this day in history the first V-2 rocket lands in Britain  

Sep 09   Allied forces liberate Luxembourg on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history bulgaria liberated from Nazi control (often referred to as the invasion of Bulgaria by Russia) (National Day)  

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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   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   David Atherton, English conductor was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

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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