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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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

Apr 13   Mont Canadiens sweep Chicago Black Hawks for the Stanley Cup in the year 1944.  

Apr 13   In the year 1944 sC rejects black suffrage  

Apr 14   1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz in the year 1944.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 19   On this day in history gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon  

Apr 19   Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death in the year 1944.  

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

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

Apr 22   In the year 1944 mezio Agostini, composer, dies at 68  

Apr 24   1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump" on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 24   In the year 1944 united Negro College Fund incorporates  

Apr 25   On this day in history united Negro College Fund incorporates  

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

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

Apr 27   Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 28   In the year 1944 u.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger  

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' in the year 1944.  

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   On this day in history messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, first jet bomber, makes first flight  

May 01   In the year 1944 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   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   On this day in history birth of peter Eotvos, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1944.  

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

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   In the year 1944 galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies  

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