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Historical Events In 1944

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Apr 13   On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86  

Apr 13   In the year 1944 mont Canadiens sweep Chicago Black Hawks for the Stanley Cup  

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

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

Apr 14   Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 900 in the year 1944.  

Apr 17   On this day in history j T Hearne, cricketer (took 49 wkts in 12 Tests for England), dies  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1944 cécile Chamindale, composer, dies  

Apr 18   Gerard Coté of Canada wins the 48th Boston Marathon won in 2 31 50.4 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 19   Gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon in the year 1944.  

Apr 19   Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44 in the year 1944.  

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

Apr 21   In the year 1944 nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)  

Apr 22   Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 24   In the year 1944 capture of Madang, New Guinea  

Apr 24   In the year 1944 first Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1944 united Negro College Fund incorporates  

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

Apr 26   On this day in history 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   Stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1944 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   On this day in history nY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs  

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) in the year 1944.  

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

May 02   WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

Jan 02   Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician was born in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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