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Historical Events In 1944

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 30   Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring," premieres in Wash DC in the year 1944.  

Oct 30   Anne Frank (of Diary fame) is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66  

Oct 31   In the year 1944 chief of staff Kruls names De Quay chairman of Universal Commission  

Nov 01   Final mass gassing at Auschwitz, 73 women are murdered. The remainder of the prisoners, approximately 2,300, are deported to Ravensbruck and Bergen-Belsen to meet the growing slave labor demand on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1944 auschwitz begins gassing inmates  

Nov 03   Allied commando's lands at Westkapelle Walcheren in the year 1944.  

Nov 04   On this day in history german troops reconquer Schmidt Hurtgenwald  

Nov 05   Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren in the year 1944.  

Nov 06   In the year 1944 bill Henderson, Vancouver BC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack)  

Nov 06   On this day in history hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest  

Nov 06   Recognition of the future importance of turbojet and turboprop powerplants led the Bureau of Aeronautics to request the Naval Air Material Center to study requirements for a laboratory to develop and test gas-turbine powerplants in the year 1944.  

Nov 07   FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Franklin D.Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President in the year 1944.  

Nov 07   On this day in history richard Sorge & Ozaki, spies, hanged in Tokyo  

Nov 08   On this day in history 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Nazis for forced labor  

Nov 08   On this day in history 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to the Nazis for forced labor  

Nov 08   Roosevelt wins the U.S. Presidency for a fourth term. Democrats gain in the House on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1944 walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies  

Nov 09   In the year 1944 red Cross wins Nobel peace prize  

Nov 10   German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany in the year 1944.  

Nov 12   Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87 in the year 1944.  

Nov 12   In the year 1944 rAF sink German battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso Fjord Norway  

Nov 12   In the year 1944 the German battleship Tirpitz is sunk off the Norwegian coast.  

Nov 13   In the year 1944 paul Graener, composer, dies at 72  

Nov 15   Government approves sending members of the Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) to New Guinea to replace men for service in forward areas Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) and the Australian Army Medical Women's Service (AAMWS) were already serving in New Guinea on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed  

Nov 15   Surprise attack on office of Nethche Bank in the year 1944.  

Nov 16   In the year 1944 charles Kellaway, cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies  

Nov 16   In the year 1944 uS 9th division & 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen  

Nov 17   -Nov 19] Nazi raids in Dutch NE Polder in the year 1944.  

Nov 17   A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies in the year 1944.  

Nov 19   On this day in history world War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling $14 billion USD in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.  

Nov 20   In the year 1944 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)  

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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   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   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

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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