Historical Events In 1944
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Jul 14 In the year 1944 attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
Jul 15 On this day in history greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb
Jul 16 Dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 & break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row on this day in history.
Jul 16 In the year 1944 john Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed
Jul 17 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322 in the year 1944.
Jul 17 In the year 1944 hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
Jul 18 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen in the year 1944.
Jul 18 In the year 1944 george A Hartland, English MP (Norwich 1931-35), dies at 60
Jul 19 On this day in history 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
Jul 19 On this day in history carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated
Jul 20 Abortive attempt on Hitler's life by a group of Nazi officers on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71
Jul 20 On this day in history brit/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy
Jul 20 Pres FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention in the year 1944.
Jul 20 In the year 1944 uS invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
Jul 20 Von Stauffenberg fails on an attempt on Hitler's life on this day in history.
Jul 21 On this day in history american marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam
Jul 21 On this day in history british premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
Jul 21 Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau on this day in history.
Jul 21 Invasion and recapture of Guam begins on this day in history.
Jul 21 US forces free Guam of Japanese invaders in the year 1944.
Jul 22 In the year 1944 soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation
Jul 23 In the year 1944 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
Jul 23 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
Jul 24 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian.
Jul 24 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp.
Jul 25 In the year 1944 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam
Jul 25 Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo on this day in history.
Jul 25 The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins on this day in history.
Jul 25 The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) in the year 1944.
Jul 26 Japanese suicide attack on US lines in Guam on this day in history.