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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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   Korvet Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1944 1st Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts  

Jan 18   In the year 1944 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   In the year 1944 rAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin  

Jan 21   447 German bombers attack London in the year 1944.  

Jan 21   In the year 1944 649 British bombers attack Magdeburg  

Jan 21   Gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history american troops invaded Italy, landing at Anzio beach in a move to outflank German defensive positions.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1944 leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days with 600,000 killed  

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

Jan 28   On this day in history leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh  

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

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

Jan 29   HMS Spartan sunk a 5.25in-armed "Bellona" class AA cruiser. Lost off Anzio, Italy on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1944 uS invades Majuro, Marshall Islands  

Jan 31   On this day in history operation-Overlord (D-Day) postponed until June  

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

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

Jan 31   US forces invade Kwajalein Atoll in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 01   Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1944.  

Feb 01   Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

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

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