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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Sep 10   Jaap P Musch, Dutch resistance fighter, murdered by Nazis in the year 1944.  

Sep 10   On this day in history lt-gen Frederick Browning against Montgomery "But, sir, I think we might be going a bridge too far"  

Sep 11   FDR and Churchill meet in Canada at the 2nd Quebec Conference on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Holland is liberated by the Allies in the year 1944.  

Sep 12   In the year 1944 -16] Hurricane, kills 389 in NC  

Sep 13   30th Infantry division of US 1st Army frees Margraten on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history soviet troops arrive at the Slovakian border.  

Sep 13   In the year 1944 the birth of Jacqueline Bisset, English actress  

Sep 13   On this day in history u.S. heavy bombers rain destruction on factory areas a few miles from Auschwitz, but Allies refuse to bomb railroad tracks or gas chambers at Auschwitz.  

Sep 14   6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1944 united States troops arrive at the German border and proceed, with the British and Canadians, to launch an offensive to reach the Rhine.  

Sep 15   British bombers hit Tirpitz with Tallboy bombs on this day in history.  

Sep 17   ... Kussin, German gen-maj/commanding Arnhem, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Sep 17   In the year 1944 british Premier Winston Churchill travels to US  

Sep 18   In the year 1944 anthony Stefanich, British boxer/captain, killed in Arnhem  

Sep 18   British submarine Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru: 5,600 killed on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history david Lord, British lieutenant/Dakota-pilot DFC/VC, dies in battle  

Sep 19   Finland & Russia agree to cease fire on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history death in action, while filming American troops on Peleliu, of Australian cameraman Damien Parer Parer made what has been considered Australia's most famous war film - Kokoda Front Line The film won an Academy Award and gave international exposure to the experiences of Australian soldiers in 1942 on the Kokoda Track  

Sep 20   John Grayburn, English (Victoria Cross), dies in battle in Arnhem in the year 1944.  

Sep 20   On this day in history nijmegen is liberated from German occupation  

Sep 21   On this day in history last British paratroopers at bridge of Arnhem surrenders  

Sep 22   On this day in history "Cab" Calloway, British scout, dies in battle of Oosterbeek  

Sep 22   On this day in history boulogne reoccupied by Allies  

Sep 23   Colijn, Neth PM, buried on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer (Irrfahrten), dies at 68 in the year 1944.  

Sep 25   The birth of Michael Douglas, American film actor in the year 1944.  

Sep 26   British & Polish paratroopers evacuate Oosterbeek (Arnhem) in the year 1944.  

Sep 26   In the year 1944 ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64  

Sep 27   In the year 1944 aimee Semple McPherson, Canada/US evangelist/faith healer, dies at 53  

Sep 27   Helmond & Oss Neth liberated on this day in history.  

Sep 28   1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise) in the year 1944.  

Sep 28   Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands on this day in history.  

Sep 28   First TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise) in the year 1944.  

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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   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

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

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

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

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