Historical Events In 1944
Thursday, 22 April 2021
Nov 20 In the year 1944 sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
Nov 21 In the year 1944 personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
Nov 22 On this day in history arthur Stanley Eddington, dies
Nov 22 On this day in history duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
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 In the year 1944 first B-29 raids from Marianas base.
Nov 24 HMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait on this day in history.
Nov 24 US bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo in the year 1944.
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 on this day in history.
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 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1944.
Nov 29 Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day) in the year 1944.
Nov 29 Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day) in the year 1944.
Nov 29 In the year 1944 john Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery
Nov 30 In the year 1944 biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground
Nov 30 Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 in the year 1944.
Dec 01 Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres in the year 1944.
Dec 02 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB) in the year 1944.
Dec 02 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history civil War breaks out in Greece
Dec 03 In the year 1944 civil War starts in Athens Greece
Dec 03 Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 04 Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded on this day in history.
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 in the year 1944.
Dec 05 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history uS 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall
Dec 07 Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago on this day in history.