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Historical Events In 1944

Monday, 28 September 2020

Nov 20   Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 in the year 1944.  

Nov 21   Personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history arthur Stanley Eddington, dies  

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   In the year 1944 eMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies  

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

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1944 uS bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo  

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

Nov 25   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 in the year 1944.  

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

Nov 26   In the year 1944 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor  

Nov 27   3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed on this day in history.  

Nov 28   1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp in the year 1944.  

Nov 28   Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1944 albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history john Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery  

Nov 30   Biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground in the year 1944.  

Nov 30   On this day in history max Halbe, writer, dies at 79  

Dec 01   Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres in the year 1944.  

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

Dec 02   Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67 in the year 1944.  

Dec 03   British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history civil War breaks out in Greece  

Dec 03   On this day in history civil War starts in Athens Greece  

Dec 03   On this day in history delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75  

Dec 04   On this day in history germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded  

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   In the year 1944 german troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht  

Dec 06   In the year 1944 uS 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall  

Dec 07   On this day in history convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born on this day in history.  

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 Baltrušaitis, 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   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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