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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Apr 13   In the year 1944 cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86  

Apr 13   On this day in history mont Canadiens sweep Chicago Black Hawks for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 13   In the year 1944 sC rejects black suffrage  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1944 freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 900  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 19   In the year 1944 gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon  

Apr 19   In the year 1944 tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44  

Apr 20   Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death on this day in history.  

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

Apr 22   Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea in the year 1944.  

Apr 22   On this day in history mezio Agostini, composer, dies at 68  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history capture of Madang, New Guinea  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history united Negro College Fund incorporates  

Apr 25   United Negro College Fund incorporates in the year 1944.  

Apr 26   1st B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down in the year 1944.  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1944 boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0  

Apr 28   Stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski in the year 1944.  

Apr 28   U.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger in the year 1944.  

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

Apr 29   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' on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history nY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs  

May 01   Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, first jet bomber, makes first flight on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the Dark)  

May 01   Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history wABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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

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   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 in the year 1944.  

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   In the year 1944 death of jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

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

Jan 07   J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1944 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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