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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.  

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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   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1944 death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 in the year 1944.  

Jan 06   In the year 1944 death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

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 on this day in history.  

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