Historical Events In 1944
Monday, 03 August 2020
Aug 10 Race riots in Athens Alabama in the year 1944.
Aug 11 On this day in history an electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field.
Aug 11 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy on this day in history.
Aug 12 Churchill & Tito meet in Naples in the year 1944.
Aug 13 British 8th army occupies Florence on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1944 british premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica
Aug 15 Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1944 allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured.
Aug 15 Anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy
Aug 16 Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28 in the year 1944.
Aug 16 On this day in history u.S. War Department issues a statement that bombing Auschwitz would divert air power from "decisive operations elsewhere."
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 Major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France in the year 1944.
Aug 18 In the year 1944 paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers
Aug 19 On this day in history allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed
Aug 19 In the year 1944 gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62
Aug 20 On this day in history "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway
Aug 20 In the year 1944 127 Flying Fortress Bombers drop high-explosives on the factory areas at Auschwitz, less than five miles east of the gas-chambers.
Aug 21 In the year 1944 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 On this day in history hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd]
Aug 22 HMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway in the year 1944.
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 In the year 1944 nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63
Aug 23 In the year 1944 romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990)
Aug 24 In the year 1944 gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris
Aug 25 France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame on this day in history.
Aug 25 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 in the year 1944.
Aug 25 Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death in the year 1944.