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 25, 1944 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- February 22, 1944 – World War II: The Soviet Red Army recaptures Krivoi Rog.
- March 24, 1944 – World War II: In an event later dramatized in the movie The Great Escape, 76 Allied prisoners of war begin breaking out of the German camp Stalag Luft III.
- April 22, 1944 – The 1st Air Commando Group using Sikorsky R-4 helicopters stage the first use of helicopters in combat with combat search and rescue operations in the China Burma India Theater.
- May 1, 1944 – World War II: Two hundred Communist prisoners are shot by the Germans at Kaisariani in Athens, Greece in reprisal for the killing of General Franz Krech by partisans at Molaoi.
- June 26, 1944 – World War II: The Battle of Osuchy in Osuchy, Poland, one of the largest battles between Nazi Germany and Polish resistance forces, ends with the defeat of the latter.
- July 9, 1944 – World War II: Battle of Normandy: British and Canadian forces capture Caen, France.
- August 10, 1944 – World War II: American forces defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam.
- September 18, 1944 – World War II: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes Jun'yō Maru, 5,600 killed.
- October 19, 1944 – United States forces land in the Philippines.
Who Were Born On 1944?
- January 4, 1944 – Angela Harris, Baroness Harris of Richmond, English politician
- January 27, 1944 – Mairead Maguire, Northern Irish peace activist; Nobel Prize laureate
- January 30, 1944 – Colin Rimer, English lawyer and judge
- February 8, 1944 – Barbro Hedvall
- February 20, 1944 – Lew Soloff, American trumpet player, composer, and actor (Blood, Sweat & Tears and Mingus Big Band) (d. 2015)
- September 6, 1944 – Swoosie Kurtz, American actress
- September 17, 1944 – Reinhold Messner, Italian mountaineer and explorer
- October 8, 1944 – Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (d. 2010)
- October 14, 1944 – Udo Kier, German-American actor, singer, and director
- November 21, 1944 – Dick Durbin, American lawyer and politician