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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Nov 20   In the year 1944 sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21  

Nov 21   Personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food in the year 1944.  

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

Nov 22   Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen in the year 1944.  

Nov 23   US 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1944 eMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies  

Nov 24   First B-29 raids from Marianas base on this day in history.  

Nov 24   HMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait in the year 1944.  

Nov 24   In the year 1944 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   32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6 in the year 1944.  

Nov 25   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn  

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

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

Nov 29   John Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery in the year 1944.  

Nov 30   Biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67  

Dec 03   In the year 1944 british order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece  

Dec 03   Civil War breaks out in Greece on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history german troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht  

Dec 06   US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

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 in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, 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   On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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