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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Feb 03   World War II: United States troops capture the Marshall Islands on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Jean Anouilh's "Antigone," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1944 uS 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein  

Feb 05   358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1944 robert E Park, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man), dies at 79  

Feb 07   Bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records in the year 1944.  

Feb 07   The Nazis launch a counteroffensive at Anzio, Italy, during WWII in the year 1944.  

Feb 08   1st black reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin in the year 1944.  

Feb 08   In the year 1944 clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for Engld 1896), dies  

Feb 08   In the year 1944 first black reporter accredited to the White House, Harry McAlpin  

Feb 08   In the year 1944 u-762 sunk off Ireland  

Feb 09   On this day in history u-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland  

Feb 10   In the year 1944 belgium resistance fighter/author Kamiel van Baelen arrested  

Feb 10   U-666/U-545/U-283 sink off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Feb 11   German troops re-conquer Aprilia Italy in the year 1944.  

Feb 11   In the year 1944 german troops reconquer Aprilia Italy  

Feb 11   Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies in the year 1944.  

Feb 11   U-424 sunk off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Feb 12   Wendell Wilkie (R) enters presidential race on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Anti-Japanese revolt on Java in the year 1944.  

Feb 14   On this day in history the birth of Alan Parker, British director  

Feb 14   The birth of Carl Bernstein, American journalist (Watergate) in the year 1944.  

Feb 15   891 British bombers attack Berlin in the year 1944.  

Feb 15   In the year 1944 bombing & shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy, begins  

Feb 16   On this day in history edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37  

Feb 17   Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins; US victory on Feb 22 in the year 1944.  

Feb 17   Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter, dies at 64 in the year 1944.  

Feb 18   On this day in history maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested  

Feb 19   On this day in history 823 British bombers attack Berlin  

Feb 19   On this day in history siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer, dies at 76  

Feb 19   U-264 sinks off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Feb 20   Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1944 batman &Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers  

Feb 20   HMS WARWICK, sunk off Trevose Head, north Cornwall, south west England by 1 torpedo from German U-413 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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