The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2028. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1944
- January 18, 1944 – The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers are Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.
- January 25, 1944 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- January 30, 1944 – World War II: American troops land on Majuro, Marshall Islands.
- June 9, 1944 – World War II: Ninety-nine civilians are hanged from lampposts and balconies by German troops in Tulle, France, in reprisal for maquisards attacks.
- July 7, 1944 – World War II: Largest Banzai charge of the Pacific War at the Battle of Saipan.
- July 9, 1944 – World War II: Battle of Tali-Ihantala: Finland wins the Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in northern Europe. The Red Army withdraws its troops from Ihantala and digs into a defensive position, thus ending the Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive.
- July 17, 1944 – World War II: Napalm incendiary bombs are dropped for the first time by American P-38 pilots on a fuel depot at Coutances, near Saint-Lô, France.
- August 2, 1944 – World War II: The largest trade convoy of the world wars arrives safely in the Western Approaches.
- September 19, 1944 – Battle of Hürtgen Forest between United States and Nazi Germany begins.
- December 22, 1944 – World War II: Battle of the Bulge – German troops demand the surrender of United States troops at Bastogne, Belgium, prompting the famous one word reply by General Anthony McAuliffe: “Nuts!”
Who Were Born On 1944?
- January 1, 1944 – Teresa Torańska, Polish journalist (d. 2013)
- March 2, 1944 – Uschi Glas, German actress and screenwriter
- April 7, 1944 – Julia Phillips, American film producer and author (d. 2002)
- April 14, 1944 – John Sergeant, English journalist
- June 6, 1944 – Tommie Smith, American runner and football player
- September 5, 1944 – Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, author, and playwright (d. 1996)
- October 11, 1944 – Rodney Marsh, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
- October 26, 1944 – Jim McCann, Irish singer and guitarist (The Dubliners and The Ludlows) (d. 2015)
- November 14, 1944 – Karen Armstrong, English author and academic
- November 20, 1944 – Louie Dampier, American basketball player and coach