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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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   Bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed on this day in history.  

Aug 27   200 Halifax bombers attack oil-installations in Homburg on this day in history.  

Aug 27   USS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon, Philippines to support guerilla operations against the Japanese in the year 1944.  

Aug 28   Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald in the year 1944.  

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

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

Aug 30   11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania  

Aug 31   On this day in history allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy  

Aug 31   Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide in the year 1944.  

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

Sep 02   Belgium's Emissie bank closes on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Claude Nicollier, Vevey Switzerland, astronaut (STS 61-K, 46, 61, 75) in the year 1944.  

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

Sep 02   George W Norris, US senator (lame duck-amendement), dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 03   Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 04   2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt in the year 1944.  

Sep 04   Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed on this day in history.  

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

Sep 05   Allies liberate Brussels on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Gen Von Zangens 15th army escape from Zealand on this day in history.  

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

Sep 07   In the year 1944 eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70  

Sep 07   In the year 1944 sS-general Kurt Meyer takes Durnal Belgium  

Sep 08   On this day in history 1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp  

Sep 08   German V2 rockets strike London for the first time in the year 1944.  

Sep 08   Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   The first V-2 rocket lands in Britain on this day in history.  

Sep 09   In the year 1944 allied forces liberate Luxembourg  

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   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   In the year 1944 death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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