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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 14 July 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   In the year 1944 corvette Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   The first Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1944 harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 20   RAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 arnold Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon," premieres in NYC  

Jan 23   In the year 1944 edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (The Scream), dies at 80  

Jan 24   Allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh  

Jan 28   In the year 1944 u-271 &U-571 sunk off Ireland  

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   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   Operation-Overlord (D-Day) postponed until June in the year 1944.  

Jan 31   U-592 sunk off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Jan 31   U.S. forces begin their invasion of Kwajalein Atoll and the Marshall Islands, during WWII in the year 1944.  

Jan 31   On this day in history uS forces invade Kwajalein Atoll  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 01   On this day in history supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy  

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

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   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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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