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Historical Events In 1944

Friday, 04 December 2020

Jan 16   Lieutenant (jg) S. R. Graham, USCG, while en route from New York to Liverpool in the British freighter Daghestan made a 30 minute flight in an R-4B (HNS-1) from the ship's 60 by 80 foot flight deck on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Corvette Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Korvet Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean in the year 1944.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 1st Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts  

Jan 18   The first Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts in the year 1944.  

Jan 18   In the year 1944 the seige of Lenningrad, in the USSR, by the Germans ends after over two years  

Jan 19   Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1944.  

Jan 20   On this day in history rAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin  

Jan 21   In the year 1944 447 German bombers attack London  

Jan 21   In the year 1944 649 British bombers attack Magdeburg  

Jan 21   In the year 1944 gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer, dies at 74  

Jan 22   Allied forces begin their beach assault at Anzio, Italy, during WWII in the year 1944.  

Jan 22   American troops invaded Italy, landing at Anzio beach in a move to outflank German defensive positions in the year 1944.  

Jan 22   In the year 1944 during World War II, Allied forces begin landing at Anzio Italy  

Jan 23   Arnold Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (The Scream), dies at 80  

Jan 24   On this day in history allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy  

Jan 27   Leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days with 600,000 killed on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history 683 British bombers attack Berlin  

Jan 28   Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh on this day in history.  

Jan 28   U-271 &U-571 sunk off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 285 German bombers attack London  

Jan 29   In the year 1944 hMS Spartan sunk a 5.25in-armed "Bellona" class AA cruiser. Lost off Anzio, Italy  

Jan 29   William Allen White, US journalist (Emporia Gazette), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   US invades Majuro, Marshall Islands in the year 1944.  

Jan 31   In the year 1944 operation-Overlord (D-Day) postponed until June  

Jan 31   On this day in history u-592 sunk off Ireland  

Jan 31   U.S. forces begin their invasion of Kwajalein Atoll and the Marshall Islands, during WWII on this day in history.  

Jan 31   US forces invade Kwajalein Atoll on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history first Japanese territory invaded at Kwajalein.  

Feb 01   Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1944 supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy  

Feb 02   4th US marine division conquerors Roi, Marshall Islands in the year 1944.  

Feb 02   In the year 1944 allied troops first set foot on Japanese territory  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1944 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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