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Historical Events In 1944

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jan 16   On this day in history 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  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1944 korvet Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean  

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history the seige of Lenningrad, in the USSR, by the Germans ends after over two years  

Jan 19   On this day in history harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 20   RAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin in the year 1944.  

Jan 21   447 German bombers attack London on this day in history.  

Jan 21   649 British bombers attack Magdeburg in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history allied forces begin their beach assault at Anzio, Italy, during WWII.  

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

Jan 22   During World War II, Allied forces begin landing at Anzio Italy on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history arnold Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon," premieres in NYC  

Jan 23   Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (The Scream), dies at 80 in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 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   285 German bombers attack London in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1944 william Allen White, US journalist (Emporia Gazette), dies at 75  

Jan 30   On this day in history uS invades Majuro, Marshall Islands  

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

Jan 31   U-592 sunk off Ireland on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 01   First Japanese territory invaded at Kwajalein on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   Allied troops first set foot on Japanese territory in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1944.  

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

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