Historical Events In 1944
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Aug 10 Race riots in Athens Alabama on this day in history.
Aug 11 An electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field on this day in history.
Aug 11 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy in the year 1944.
Aug 12 In the year 1944 churchill & Tito meet in Naples
Aug 13 On this day in history british 8th army occupies Florence
Aug 14 In the year 1944 british premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica
Aug 15 On this day in history allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed
Aug 15 In the year 1944 allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured.
Aug 15 On this day in history anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany.
Aug 16 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy in the year 1944.
Aug 16 Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28 in the year 1944.
Aug 16 U.S. War Department issues a statement that bombing Auschwitz would divert air power from "decisive operations elsewhere." in the year 1944.
Aug 17 On this day in history 4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy
Aug 17 On this day in history john Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies
Aug 18 Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1944.
Aug 18 On this day in history major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France
Aug 18 Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers on this day in history.
Aug 19 Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed on this day in history.
Aug 19 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1944 "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway
Aug 20 127 Flying Fortress Bombers drop high-explosives on the factory areas at Auschwitz, less than five miles east of the gas-chambers in the year 1944.
Aug 21 On this day in history dumbarton Oaks conference opens in Washington, DC; establishes UN
Aug 21 Germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy in the year 1944.
Aug 21 HMCS Alberni lost in the year 1944.
Aug 22 Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd] in the year 1944.
Aug 22 On this day in history hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway
Aug 22 On this day in history raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
Aug 23 94.5°F (34.7°C) in De Bilt Netherlands & 101.5°F (38.6°C) in Warnsvelt in the year 1944.
Aug 23 On this day in history nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63
Aug 23 Romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris in the year 1944.
Aug 25 In the year 1944 france 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame
Aug 25 On this day in history germany Army by now has sustained 400,000 men killed, wounded or captured, plus 1,300 tanks, 1,500 artillery, and 3,500 aircraft destroyed.
Aug 25 Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death on this day in history.