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Historical Events In 1944

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Mar 07   HMCS Valleyfield torpedoed in the year 1944.  

Mar 07   Japans begins offensive in Burma in the year 1944.  

Mar 08   US resumes bombing Berlin in the year 1944.  

Mar 10   David Vogel, Ukrainian author, dies in Auschwitz at 52 in the year 1944.  

Mar 11   On this day in history dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested  

Mar 11   Hendrik W van Loon, Neth/US radio commentator/writer, dies at 62 in the year 1944.  

Mar 13   On this day in history uSSR recognizes Italian Badoglio government  

Mar 13   In the year 1944 uSSR recognizes Italian Badoglio govt  

Mar 14   Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1944 italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing  

Mar 15   Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I), dies at 86 in the year 1944.  

Mar 16   Vichy Internal minister Pucheu sentenced to death in the year 1944.  

Mar 17   On this day in history actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke  

Mar 18   2,500 women trample guards & floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago IL department store on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1944 benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79  

Mar 18   Nazi Germany occupies Hungary in the year 1944.  

Mar 19   In the year 1944 german Army invades Hungary.  

Mar 19   Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time", premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River NJ, killing 16 in the year 1944.  

Mar 20   Felix Woyrsch, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Lt. Gen. Henry Duncan Graham Crerar 1888-1965 appointed to command of 1st Canadian Army; largest field formation ever formed by Canada; includes British, Dutch, Belgian, and Polish units on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Mount Vesuvius, Italy explodes on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Gen Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy in the year 1944.  

Mar 21   General Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1944 ... Pucheu, French Internal minister to Vichy, executed  

Mar 22   600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin in the year 1944.  

Mar 23   On this day in history bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die  

Mar 23   Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 meter without a parachute & lives in the year 1944.  

Mar 23   O C Wingate, British general-major (Burma), dies in air crash on this day in history.  

Mar 24   76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape) on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history 76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape) later made into a movie  

Mar 24   In the year 1944 811 British bombers attack Berlin  

Mar 24   In occupied Rome, Nazis executed more than 300 civilians on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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