Historical Events In 1944
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Nov 20 Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
Nov 22 On this day in history arthur Stanley Eddington, dies
Nov 22 Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen in the year 1944.
Nov 23 In the year 1944 uS 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg
Nov 24 EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies on this day in history.
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 US bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo in the year 1944.
Nov 24 On this day in history uS bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo
Nov 25 In the year 1944 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 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 On this day in history 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
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) in the year 1944.
Nov 29 John Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery on this day in history.
Nov 30 Biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground in the year 1944.
Nov 30 Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1944 béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres
Dec 02 In the year 1944 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)
Dec 02 Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67 in the year 1944.
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 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 In the year 1944 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 on this day in history.
Dec 06 US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago