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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

Oct 30   In the year 1944 anne Frank (of Diary fame) is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen  

Oct 30   Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 01   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 02   Auschwitz begins gassing inmates in the year 1944.  

Nov 03   Allied commando's lands at Westkapelle Walcheren on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1944 german troops reconquer Schmidt Hurtgenwald  

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

Nov 06   Bill Henderson, Vancouver BC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest in the year 1944.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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  

Nov 07   FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R) in the year 1944.  

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

Nov 07   Richard Sorge & Ozaki, spies, hanged in Tokyo on this day in history.  

Nov 08   25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Nazis for forced labor in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Nov 08   Walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies in the year 1944.  

Nov 09   On this day in history red Cross wins Nobel peace prize  

Nov 10   German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany on this day in history.  

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

Nov 12   RAF sink German battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso Fjord Norway on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history the German battleship Tirpitz is sunk off the Norwegian coast.  

Nov 13   Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1944.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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  

Nov 15   Maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history surprise attack on office of Nethche Bank  

Nov 16   Charles Kellaway, cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history uS 9th division & 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen  

Nov 17   -Nov 19] Nazi raids in Dutch NE Polder on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history a C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies  

Nov 19   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 on this day in history.  

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

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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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies in the year 1944.  

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