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Historical Events In 1944

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

Feb 04   US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st black reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1944 u-666/U-545/U-283 sink off Ireland  

Feb 11   On this day in history german troops re-conquer Aprilia Italy  

Feb 11   In the year 1944 german troops reconquer Aprilia Italy  

Feb 11   Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 11   U-424 sunk off Ireland on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Wendell Wilkie (R) enters presidential race in the year 1944.  

Feb 14   In the year 1944 anti-Japanese revolt on Java  

Feb 14   The birth of Alan Parker, British director in the year 1944.  

Feb 14   On this day in history the birth of Carl Bernstein, American journalist (Watergate).  

Feb 15   In the year 1944 891 British bombers attack Berlin  

Feb 15   Bombing & shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy, begins in the year 1944.  

Feb 16   In the year 1944 edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37  

Feb 17   On this day in history battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins; US victory on Feb 22  

Feb 17   In the year 1944 fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter, dies at 64  

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

Feb 19   823 British bombers attack Berlin in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history u-264 sinks off Ireland  

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

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

Feb 20   In the year 1944 hMS WARWICK, sunk off Trevose Head, north Cornwall, south west England by 1 torpedo from German U-413.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

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   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   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

Jan 08   In the year 1944 death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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