Historical Events In 1944
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Jun 25 In the year 1944 robert Charlebois, Canadian singer
Jun 26 In the year 1944 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
Jun 26 Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies in the year 1944.
Jun 26 On this day in history port of Cherbourg falls to the Allies.
Jun 26 U.S. Secretary of State Hull and Anthony Eden of Britain issue warnings to Hungary's Admiral Horthy. King Gustav of Sweden sends a personal protest. The International Red Cross finally takes an active interest in saving Jews on this day in history.
Jun 27 476,000 are deported to Auschwitz since May 15 in the year 1944.
Jun 27 In the year 1944 cherbourg, France captured by Allies
Jun 27 Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1944 werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52
Jun 29 On this day in history german counter attack at Caen
Jun 29 The Parachute Experimental Division was established at Lakehurst, N.,J., for research, development, and testing of parachutes and survival gear in the year 1944.
Jul 01 Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank in the year 1944.
Jul 01 In the year 1944 carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49
Jul 02 In the year 1944 marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt
Jul 03 On this day in history goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record.
Jul 03 In the year 1944 oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore
Jul 05 In the year 1944 harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight
Jul 05 On this day in history harry Crosby takes first rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight
Jul 05 In the year 1944 william Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67
Jul 06 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn on this day in history.
Jul 06 In Hartford, Connecticut, a fire broke out under the big top of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus, killing 167 people and injuring 682. Two-thirds of those who perished were children on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France
Jul 07 In the year 1944 erich Salomon, German photographer, dies
Jul 07 In the year 1944 horthy stops Hungarian deportations. Captain Rothmund of the Swiss Alien Police modifies on paper severe regulations concerning refoulement (sending back refugees).
Jul 08 British troops march into Caen in the year 1944.
Jul 08 On this day in history naval bombardment of Guam begins.
Jul 09 In the year 1944 in World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell
Jul 09 World's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum & Bailey 2nd performance. 168 die. (Hartford Conn) on this day in history.
Jul 10 U-821 sinks on this day in history.
Jul 11 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh in the year 1944.
Jul 11 In the year 1944 wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle
Jul 12 Near Sheep Mountain, Idaho a 6.1 earthquake was recorded in the year 1944.
Jul 12 In the year 1944 theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
Jul 13 Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated on this day in history.