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Historical Events In 1944

Monday, 21 September 2020

Feb 03   World War II: United States troops capture the Marshall Islands in the year 1944.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 09   U-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland in the year 1944.  

Feb 10   Belgium resistance fighter/author Kamiel van Baelen arrested on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 19   Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1944.  

Feb 19   U-264 sinks off Ireland on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1944 birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

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

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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