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Historical Events In 1944

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Feb 20   U.S. warplanes begin bombing German manufacturing plants during WWII in the year 1944.  

Feb 20   US takes Eniwetok Island in the year 1944.  

Feb 21   "The War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC (NYC only) in the year 1944.  

Feb 21   In the year 1944 "War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)  

Feb 22   In the year 1944 uS 8th Air Force bombs Enschede, Arnhem & Nijmegen by mistake/800+ die  

Feb 23   In the year 1944 forced deportation of the Chechen and Ingush people to Central Asia.  

Feb 23   On this day in history leo Hendrick Baekeland, inventor (Bakelite), dies  

Feb 24   In the year 1944 argentina coup by Juan Peron minister of war  

Feb 24   Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakeliet), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   The first detection of a submerged enemy submarine by the use of MAD gear was made by Catalinas of VP-63, on a MAD barrier patrol of the approaches to the Strait of Gibraltar. They attacked the U-761 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   US 1st Army completes invasion plan in the year 1944.  

Feb 25   US first Army completes invasion plan on this day in history.  

Feb 26   1st female US navy captain, Sue Dauser of nurse corps, appointed on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history first female US navy captain, Sue Dauser of nurse corps, appointed  

Feb 28   The birth of Bernadette Peters, Actress in the year 1944.  

Feb 29   5 leaders of Indonesia Communist Party sentenced to death on this day in history.  

Feb 29   David Briggs, record producer in the year 1944.  

Feb 29   On this day in history uS troop land on Los Negros, Admirality Islands  

Mar 01   ... Formans, director Milos Formans mother, dies in Auschwitz in the year 1944.  

Mar 01   Massive strikes in Northern Italian towns in the year 1944.  

Mar 01   On this day in history the Canadian government ends meat rationing.  

Mar 01   On this day in history u-358 sinks in Atlantic  

Mar 02   16th Academy Awards on this day in history.  

Mar 02   16th Academy Awards "Casablanca", Jennifer Jones &Paul Lukas win in the year 1944.  

Mar 02   16th Academy Awards: "Casablanca", Jennifer Jones &Paul Lukas win in the year 1944.  

Mar 02   Fumes from locomotive stalled in a tunnel suffocates 521 in Italy on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history the first performance of corporal Samuel Barber's 2nd Symphony  

Mar 04   In the year 1944 anti-Germany strikes in North Italy  

Mar 04   First US bombing of Berlin in the year 1944.  

Mar 05   1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony in the year 1944.  

Mar 05   Max Jacob, French writer, dies in nazi concentration camp at 67 in the year 1944.  

Mar 06   US planes bomb Berlin for the first time during WWII in the year 1944.  

Mar 06   USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1944 german assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

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 in the year 1944.  

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 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 in the year 1944.  

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   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   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 in the year 1944.  

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

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