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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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   In the year 1944 uS 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein  

Feb 05   358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin in the year 1944.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1944 bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records  

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

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

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

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

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

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

Feb 11   German troops reconquer Aprilia Italy on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1944 u-424 sunk off Ireland  

Feb 12   On this day in history wendell Wilkie (R) enters presidential race  

Feb 14   On this day in history anti-Japanese revolt on Java  

Feb 14   In the year 1944 the birth of Alan Parker, British director  

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

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 in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested  

Feb 19   823 British bombers attack Berlin on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1944 c T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1944 death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

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

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

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