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Historical Events In 1944

Friday, 18 September 2020

Mar 07   On this day in history hMCS Valleyfield torpedoed  

Mar 07   On this day in history japans begins offensive in Burma  

Mar 08   In the year 1944 uS resumes bombing Berlin  

Mar 10   In the year 1944 david Vogel, Ukrainian author, dies in Auschwitz at 52  

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

Mar 11   On this day in history hendrik W van Loon, Neth/US radio commentator/writer, dies at 62  

Mar 13   In the year 1944 uSSR recognizes Italian Badoglio government  

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

Mar 14   On this day in history pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1944 vichy Internal minister Pucheu sentenced to death  

Mar 17   Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke in the year 1944.  

Mar 18   In the year 1944 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   Nazi Germany occupies Hungary on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history 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   Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River NJ, killing 16 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history mount Vesuvius, Italy explodes  

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   ... Pucheu, French Internal minister to Vichy, executed in the year 1944.  

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

Mar 23   Bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1944 nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 meter without a parachute & lives  

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

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

Mar 24   In the year 1944 76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape) later made into a movie  

Mar 24   On this day in history 811 British bombers attack Berlin  

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

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

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

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