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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Apr 13   Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Mont Canadiens sweep Chicago Black Hawks for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 13   SC rejects black suffrage on this day in history.  

Apr 14   1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 900 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   J T Hearne, cricketer (took 49 wkts in 12 Tests for England), dies in the year 1944.  

Apr 18   48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Cécile Chamindale, composer, dies in the year 1944.  

Apr 18   Gerard Coté of Canada wins the 48th Boston Marathon won in 2 31 50.4 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Gerard Coté of Canada wins the 48th Boston Marathon won in 2:31:50.4 in the year 1944.  

Apr 19   Gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44  

Apr 20   On this day in history dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death  

Apr 21   NFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3) on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea  

Apr 22   Mezio Agostini, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1944.  

Apr 24   1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump" in the year 1944.  

Apr 24   Capture of Madang, New Guinea on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history first Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"  

Apr 24   United Negro College Fund incorporates on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1944 united Negro College Fund incorporates  

Apr 26   1st B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1944 the first B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down  

Apr 27   Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0 in the year 1944.  

Apr 28   On this day in history stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski  

Apr 28   U.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger on this day in history.  

Apr 29   On this day in history fast carrier task force (12 carriers) commence 2 day bombing of Truk  

Apr 29   On this day in history hMCS ATHABASKAN (RCN), sunk off north coast of Brittany, France in English Channel, 10 miles north of Ile de Vierge - by 1 or 2 torpedoes from German torpedo boat T.24.While covering minelaying operation of Brittany with Canadian destroyer 'Haida'.  

Apr 29   Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague on this day in history.  

Apr 30   NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs in the year 1944.  

May 01   Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, first jet bomber, makes first flight in the year 1944.  

May 01   Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the Dark) on this day in history.  

May 01   Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails in the year 1944.  

May 02   WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast 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   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   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   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 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 in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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