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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   On this day in history 705 British bombers attack Essen  

Mar 26   In the year 1944 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   2,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania on this day in history.  

Mar 27   40 Jewish policemen in Riga Latvia ghetto are shot by the gestapo in the year 1944.  

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   Children's Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno in the year 1944.  

Mar 28   In the year 1944 6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40  

Mar 28   On this day in history chayyim Most, Rabbi/Maggid of Kovono, killed by nazis  

Mar 29   In the year 1944 the birth of Vangelis, Greek musician  

Mar 30   781 British bombers attack Neurenberg in the year 1944.  

Mar 30   On this day in history first use of torpedo squadrons from carriers to drop aerial mines (Palau Harbor)  

Mar 31   Hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1944 mineichi Koga, admiral of Japanese fleet, dies  

Apr 01   German Abwehr ends England spiel, after 132 killed in the year 1944.  

Apr 02   CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history british dive bombers attack battle cruiser Tirpitz  

Apr 03   In the year 1944 supreme Court (Smith v Allwright) "white primaries" unconstitutional  

Apr 03   In the year 1944 supreme Court, in "Smith v Allwright", declares "white primaries" unconstitutional  

Apr 04   British troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia in the year 1944.  

Apr 04   De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history john Peale Bishop, US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51  

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

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 in the year 1944.  

Apr 07   General Montgomery speaks to generals about invastion plan in the year 1944.  

Apr 09   Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1944.  

Apr 09   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae on this day in history.  

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   Lillian Hellman's "Searching Wind," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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   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   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died in the year 1944.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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