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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Nov 20   On this day in history sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21  

Nov 21   On this day in history personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food  

Nov 22   Arthur Stanley Eddington, dies in the year 1944.  

Nov 22   In the year 1944 duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen  

Nov 23   On this day in history uS 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg  

Nov 24   EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies in the year 1944.  

Nov 24   In the year 1944 first B-29 raids from Marianas base.  

Nov 24   In the year 1944 hMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait  

Nov 24   On this day in history uS bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo  

Nov 24   US bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo in the year 1944.  

Nov 25   32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 1944 a German V-2 missile hit a Woolworth's department store in New Cross Road, Deptford, killing 160 midday shoppers. The V-2 was a recent innovation in German ammunition  

Nov 25   On this day in history kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78  

Nov 26   On this day in history 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor  

Nov 27   In the year 1944 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed  

Nov 28   1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn  

Nov 29   On this day in history albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)  

Nov 29   Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1944 john Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery  

Nov 30   On this day in history biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground  

Nov 30   Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres on this day in history.  

Dec 02   10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1944 filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67  

Dec 03   On this day in history british order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece  

Dec 03   Civil War breaks out in Greece in the year 1944.  

Dec 03   Civil War starts in Athens Greece on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1944 delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75  

Dec 04   Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history uSS Flasher (SS-249) sinks Japanese destroyer Kishinami and damages a merchant ship in South China Sea. Flasher is only U.S. submarine to sink over 100,000 tons of enemy shipping in World War II.  

Dec 05   German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht in the year 1944.  

Dec 06   US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago 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 in the year 1944.  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

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

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