Historical Events In 1944
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Mar 25 In the year 1944 germany troop executes 335 residents of Rome
Mar 25 RAF Sergeant Nickolas Alkemade survives a jump from his Lancaster bomber from 18,000 feet without a parachute in the year 1944.
Mar 26 In the year 1944 705 British bombers attack Essen
Mar 26 On this day in history the birth of Diana Ross, American singer
Mar 27 1,000 Jews leave Drancy France for Auschwitz Concentration Camp on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1944 2,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania
Mar 27 On this day in history 40 Jewish policemen in Riga Latvia ghetto are shot by the gestapo
Mar 27 Australian Government launches First Victory Loan aimed at raising £150 million ($300 million) for the war effort Twelve major government war loans were offered to the Australian public during World War Two in the year 1944.
Mar 27 On this day in history children's Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno
Mar 28 On this day in history 6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40
Mar 28 Chayyim Most, Rabbi/Maggid of Kovono, killed by nazis on this day in history.
Mar 29 The birth of Vangelis, Greek musician on this day in history.
Mar 30 781 British bombers attack Neurenberg on this day in history.
Mar 30 First use of torpedo squadrons from carriers to drop aerial mines (Palau Harbor) in the year 1944.
Mar 31 On this day in history hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars
Mar 31 On this day in history mineichi Koga, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies
Apr 01 In the year 1944 german Abwehr ends England spiel, after 132 killed
Apr 02 CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy on this day in history.
Apr 02 Mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1944.
Apr 03 British dive bombers attack battle cruiser Tirpitz on this day in history.
Apr 03 Supreme Court (Smith v Allwright) "white primaries" unconstitutional in the year 1944.
Apr 03 In the year 1944 supreme Court, in "Smith v Allwright", declares "white primaries" unconstitutional
Apr 04 In the year 1944 british troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Apr 04 On this day in history de Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists
Apr 04 John Peale Bishop, US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51 in the year 1944.
Apr 05 140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse in the year 1944.
Apr 05 Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Apr 06 Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis in the year 1944.
Apr 07 On this day in history general Montgomery speaks to generals about invastion plan
Apr 09 On this day in history boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59
Apr 09 In the year 1944 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
Apr 10 In the year 1944 "Patrolling the Ether" is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously
Apr 11 In the year 1944 rAF bombs census bureau in The Hague
Apr 12 In the year 1944 lillian Hellman's "Searching Wind," premieres in NYC