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1944 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1944
MCMXLIV

Ab urbe condita 2697
Armenian calendar 1393
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԳ
Bahá'í calendar 100 – 101
Buddhist calendar 2488
Coptic calendar 1660 – 1661
Ethiopian calendar 1936 – 1937
Hebrew calendar 5704 5705
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1999 – 2000
 - Shaka Samvat 1866 – 1867
 - Kali Yuga 5045 – 5046
Holocene calendar 11944
Iranian calendar 1322 – 1323
Islamic calendar 1363 – 1364
Japanese calendar Shōwa

19


(昭和 19年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2604
(皇紀2604年)
Julian calendar 1989
Korean calendar 4277
Thai solar calendar 2487
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Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Events[edit | edit source]

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

January[edit | edit source]

US Army troops landing at Anzio during Operation Shingle, late January 1944.

February[edit | edit source]

The Abbey of Monte Cassino in ruins after being destroyed by Allied bombing, February 1944.

Polish inmates hanged by Germans in Warsaw, February 11, 1944

March[edit | edit source]

The March 1944 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

April[edit | edit source]

May[edit | edit source]

The prime ministers of Britain and the four major dominions at the 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference, 1 May 1944.

June[edit | edit source]

Allied troops land on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day.

LVTs heading for shore on 15 June 1944 during the Battle of Saipan.

July[edit | edit source]

The aftermath of the failed 20 July plot to kill Hitler.

Soviet soldiers fights in the streets of Jelgava, summer 1944

American medics helping injured soldier in France, 1944

August[edit | edit source]

Szare Szeregi Scouts also fought in the Warsaw Uprising.

Jewish prisoners of Gęsiówka liberated by Polish soldiers from Batalion Zośka, 5 August 1944

Crowds of French people line the Champs Élysées following the Liberation of Paris, 26 August 1944.

September[edit | edit source]

Waves of paratroopers land in the Netherlands during Operation Market Garden in September 1944.

October[edit | edit source]

American troops advance towards San Jose on Leyte Island, 20 October 1944

The light aircraft carrier Princeton afire, east of Luzon, 24 October 1944.

The Volkssturm were founded in October 1944.

The beginning of the Battle of Leyte, 20 October 1944.

November[edit | edit source]

December[edit | edit source]

Victims of the Malmedy massacre.

George Marshall becomes the first Five-Star General on December 16, 1944.

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Henry Larsen became the first person to successfully navigate the Northwest Passage in 1944.

Births[edit | edit source]

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Deaths[edit | edit source]

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Nobel Prizes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ a b "Year by Year 1944" – History Channel International
  2. ^ 56 F. Supp. 716 (N.D. Cal 1944)
  3. ^ Radinger, Will; Schick, Walter (1996) (in German). Me 262. Berlin: Avantic Verlag GmbH. ISBN 3-925505-21-0. 
  4. ^ Cressman, Robert J. (2000). The Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in WWII. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. p. 248. ISBN 978-1-55750-149-3. 
  5. ^ Van der Zee, Henri A. (1982). The Hunger Winter: Occupied Holland 1944–5. London: Norman & Hobhouse. ISBN 978-0-906908-71-6. 
  6. ^ Gile, Chester A. (February 1963). "The Mount Hood Explosion". Proceedings. 
  7. ^ Reed, John (1977). "Largest Wartime Explosions: 21 Maintenance Unit, RAF Fauld, Staffs. November 27, 1944". After the Battle 18: 35–40. ISSN 0306-154X. 
  8. ^ Cressman, Robert J. (2000). The Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in WWII. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. p. 278. ISBN 978-1-55750-149-3. 
  9. ^ "The Sinking of SS Leopoldville". uboat.net. http://www.uboat.net/history/leopoldville.htm. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  10. ^ Asperger, H. (1991) [1944]. "'Autistic psychopathy' in childhood". In Frith, Uta. Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Cambridge University Press. pp. 37–92. ISBN 0-521-38448-6. 
  11. ^ (ASIN B000ETAS4K)
  12. ^ Guggisberg, Charles Albert Walter (1961). Simba: the life of the lion. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. 


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People of the year 1944 at Familypedia

65 people were born in 1944

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Jean-Claude Barbier (1944-2016)
Michael Barsky (1944-2005)
Barbara Bauman (1944-2004)
Wayde Douglas Bowles (1944-2020)James Henry A. Bowles (1888-1967)Lillian Gay (1919-1996)
David Clayton Carrad (1944-2016)Anthony Landon Carrad (1908-1989)Sara Kathryn (Sally) Harris (1906-1987)
Peregrine Andrew Morny Cavendish, 12th Duke of Devonshire (1944)Andrew Robert Buxton Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire (1920-2004)Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford (1920-2014)
Annabella Chapiro (1944-2001)Gennady Chapiro (1918-1999)Samantha Bakst (1919-1969)
Roydon John Clark (1944-2000)Clarence Alfred Roy Clark (1906-1976)Gladys Jean Edmonds (1911-1975)
Allan James Cramp (1944-1987)Eric Gordon Cramp (1910-1994)Jessie Lena Painter (1914-2009)
László Róbert Cseszneky de Milvány et Csesznek (1944-2010)
Polyxena Daniel de Vargyas (1944)Ferenc Daniel de Vargyas (1887-1967)Gabriella Irma Somssich de Saárd (1904-1996)
Marsha Jayne Demske (1944)Robert Carl Demske (1917-1974)Esther Ellen Vetter (1917-1972)
Dennis Dea Denning (1944)Ralph Edward Denning (1907-1984)Genevieve Pearl Mitchell (1911-2002)
Joseph Caleb Deschanel (1944)Paul Jules Deschanel (1920-2001)Anna Ward Orr (1918-1969)
Arlyn Sharon Dunetz (1944)Meyer Dunetz (1910-1996)Margaret Lefkowitz (1916-1998)
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14 children were born to the 21 women born in 1944

260 people died in 1944

 FatherMotherAge at death
Herman Addleson (1919-1944)Louis Addleson (1880-1963)Fanny Maroz (1869-1970)
Addie Pearl Alston (1898-1944)Robert Alston (1872-1937)Mattie Mae Edwards (1870-1941)
Grigore Antipa (1867-1944)Vasile Antipa (1826-1869)Zoița Stavrat (1828-1873)
Pieter Apekrom (1861-1944)Albert Apekrom (1835-1890)Geertje Wester (1838-)
Mary Ann Argent (1877-1944)John George Argent (1854-1918)Mary Ann Chivell (1853-1939)67
David John Avard (1865-1944)David Avard (1839-1910)Elizabeth Newton (1841-1890)79
Albert Henry Avery (1877-1944)Charles Avery (1845-1915)Ellen Latter (1847-1889)
Sarah Ann Bacon (1855-1944)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Constantin Bagdat (1854-1944)Grigore Bagdat (1818-1878)Raluca Chirculescu (c1825-c1895)
Charlotte Julia Baker (1865-1944)Robert Baker (1837-1921)Jane Leiff (1843-1930)
Elizabeth Baring (1867-1944)Edward Charles Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke (1828-1897)Louisa Emily Charlotte Bulteel (1839-1892)
John Barnes (1867-1944)James Barnes (1836-1907)Hannah Fullager (1841-1907)
Aschel James Barnum (1881-1944)Asahel James Barnum (1861-1937)Martha Ann Pulsipher (1858-1936)
Anne Elizabeth Bartlett (1861-1944)Thomas Bradbury Bartlett (1829-1905)Victoria Elizabeth Cilley (1831-1905)
John Grenville Bates (1880-1944)Alfred Willard Bates (1836-1892)Cephise Catherine Towar (1843-1927)
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11155 people lived in 1944

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
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Events of the year 1944 at Familypedia

73 people were married in 1944.

 Joined with
Lois Anderson (1880-1983)Bryant Stringham Hinckley (1867-1961)
Adella May Anthoney (1907-1990)George Manning Tisdell (1905-1974)
Lydia Atzél de Borosjenő (1901-1972)Ferenc Daniel de Vargyas (1887-1967) + Daniel Bánffy de Losoncz (1893-1855) + Gyula Sipos de Siposkarcsa (1899-1947)
Jennifer Aumann (1920-2000)Andrew Bennett (1917-1989)
Anna Laurie Bates (1877-1959)Mark Henry Sanders (1881-1938)+Thomas Pollard (1875-1970)
Alexis Irénée du Pont Bayard (1918-1985)Jane Brady Hildreth (1918-1960)
Amy Vera Bennett (1912-2008)Edwin William C Peggs (1915-1994)
Andrew Bennett (1917-1989)Jennifer Aumann (1920-2000)
Prescott Sheldon Bush (1922-2010)Elizabeth Louise Kauffman (1922)
Phyllis Amelia Buttsworth (1917-2003)Harold Percy Ford (1920-1942)+Jock McDonald Armstrong (1921-2002)
Clarence Henry Calderwood (1921-1993)Marcele Lorraine Donnison (c1928-2011)
Willard Richards Card (1921-2016)Peggy Jane Park (1923-2015)
Willard Richards Card (living)Peggy Jane Park (living)
Roland Forrest Carter (1921-2010)Janeth Hall Duckett (1925-2001)
William Richard Steele Case (1880-1951)Sarah Lydia Jane Clark (1882-1943)+Florence Penrose (1897-1968)
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There were 0 military battles in 1944.


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