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)