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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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

Feb 04   In the year 1944 jean Anouilh's "Antigone," premieres in Paris  

Feb 04   US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1944 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records  

Feb 07   On this day in history the Nazis launch a counteroffensive at Anzio, Italy, during WWII.  

Feb 08   1st black reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for Engld 1896), dies in the year 1944.  

Feb 08   On this day in history first black reporter accredited to the White House, Harry McAlpin  

Feb 08   U-762 sunk off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Feb 09   U-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1944 german troops re-conquer Aprilia Italy  

Feb 11   German troops reconquer Aprilia Italy in the year 1944.  

Feb 11   In the year 1944 ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies  

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   The birth of Alan Parker, British director in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 891 British bombers attack Berlin  

Feb 15   On this day in history bombing & shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy, begins  

Feb 16   Edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1944 battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins; US victory on Feb 22  

Feb 17   On this day in history fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter, dies at 64  

Feb 18   Maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1944 u-264 sinks off Ireland  

Feb 20   On this day in history batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers  

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 in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

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   In the year 1944 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 BaltruĊĦaitis, 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

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

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 in the year 1944.  

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