Historical Events In 1944
Monday, 03 August 2020
Nov 20 Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 in the year 1944.
Nov 21 On this day in history personnel & executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
Nov 22 Arthur Stanley Eddington, dies on this day in history.
Nov 22 Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen in the year 1944.
Nov 23 In the year 1944 uS 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg
Nov 24 On this day in history eMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies
Nov 24 On this day in history first B-29 raids from Marianas base.
Nov 24 On this day in history hMCS Shawinigan (Corvette) lost in the CAbot Strait
Nov 24 US bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo in the year 1944.
Nov 24 In the year 1944 uS bombers based on Saipan, first attack Tokyo
Nov 25 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6 in the year 1944.
Nov 25 A German V-2 missile hit a Woolworth's department store in New Cross Road, Deptford, killing 160 midday shoppers. The V-2 was a recent innovation in German ammunition on this day in history.
Nov 25 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78 in the year 1944.
Nov 26 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
Nov 28 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp in the year 1944.
Nov 28 Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn in the year 1944.
Nov 29 In the year 1944 albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
Nov 29 Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day) in the year 1944.
Nov 29 John Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1944 biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground
Nov 30 Max Halbe, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1944 bĂ©la BartĂ˛k's Concerto for orchestra, premieres
Dec 02 On this day in history 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)
Dec 02 Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67 in the year 1944.
Dec 03 In the year 1944 british order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece
Dec 03 Civil War breaks out in Greece in the year 1944.
Dec 03 On this day in history civil War starts in Athens Greece
Dec 03 Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 04 Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded in the year 1944.
Dec 04 USS Flasher (SS-249) sinks Japanese destroyer Kishinami and damages a merchant ship in South China Sea. Flasher is only U.S. submarine to sink over 100,000 tons of enemy shipping in World War II in the year 1944.
Dec 05 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht in the year 1944.
Dec 06 US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall on this day in history.
Dec 07 Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago in the year 1944.