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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Mar 07   On this day in history hMCS Valleyfield torpedoed  

Mar 07   In the year 1944 japans begins offensive in Burma  

Mar 08   On this day in history uS resumes bombing Berlin  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1944 dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested  

Mar 11   In the year 1944 hendrik W van Loon, Neth/US radio commentator/writer, dies at 62  

Mar 13   USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio government in the year 1944.  

Mar 13   USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio govt on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1944.  

Mar 15   Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79 in the year 1944.  

Mar 18   In the year 1944 nazi Germany occupies Hungary  

Mar 19   In the year 1944 german Army invades Hungary.  

Mar 19   On this day in history tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time", premieres in London  

Mar 19   On this day in history tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time," premieres in London  

Mar 20   On this day in history bus falls off bridge into Passaic River NJ, killing 16  

Mar 20   On this day in history felix Woyrsch, composer, dies at 83  

Mar 20   In the year 1944 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.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history gen Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy  

Mar 21   In the year 1944 general Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin  

Mar 23   Bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die in the year 1944.  

Mar 23   On this day in history nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 meter without a parachute & lives  

Mar 23   In the year 1944 o C Wingate, British general-major (Burma), dies in air crash  

Mar 24   In the year 1944 76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape)  

Mar 24   In the year 1944 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 the year 1944 in occupied Rome, Nazis executed more than 300 civilians  

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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   On this day in history birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born in the year 1944.  

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   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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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