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Historical Events In 1944

Friday, 18 June 2021

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

Oct 30   On this day in history anne Frank (of Diary fame) is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen  

Oct 30   In the year 1944 paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66  

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history auschwitz begins gassing inmates  

Nov 03   On this day in history allied commando's lands at Westkapelle Walcheren  

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

Nov 05   In the year 1944 allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren  

Nov 06   On this day in history bill Henderson, Vancouver BC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack)  

Nov 06   In the year 1944 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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history franklin D.Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87  

Nov 12   On this day in history rAF sink German battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso Fjord Norway  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed  

Nov 15   Surprise attack on office of Nethche Bank on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history charles Kellaway, cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies  

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

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

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 in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   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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