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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Mar 25   Germany troop executes 335 residents of Rome in the year 1944.  

Mar 25   In the year 1944 rAF Sergeant Nickolas Alkemade survives a jump from his Lancaster bomber from 18,000 feet without a parachute  

Mar 26   705 British bombers attack Essen in the year 1944.  

Mar 26   The birth of Diana Ross, American singer in the year 1944.  

Mar 27   1,000 Jews leave Drancy France for Auschwitz Concentration Camp in the year 1944.  

Mar 27   On this day in history 2,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania  

Mar 27   40 Jewish policemen in Riga Latvia ghetto are shot by the gestapo on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history 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  

Mar 27   In the year 1944 children's Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno  

Mar 28   6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Chayyim Most, Rabbi/Maggid of Kovono, killed by nazis on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history the birth of Vangelis, Greek musician  

Mar 30   781 British bombers attack Neurenberg on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1944 first use of torpedo squadrons from carriers to drop aerial mines (Palau Harbor)  

Mar 31   Hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars in the year 1944.  

Mar 31   Mineichi Koga, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Peale Bishop, US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51  

Apr 05   140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse in the year 1944.  

Apr 05   In the year 1944 isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90  

Apr 06   Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history general Montgomery speaks to generals about invastion plan  

Apr 09   Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae in the year 1944.  

Apr 10   "Patrolling the Ether" is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously on this day in history.  

Apr 11   RAF bombs census bureau in The Hague in the year 1944.  

Apr 12   On this day in history lillian Hellman's "Searching Wind," premieres in NYC  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 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   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1944 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   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   On this day in history 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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