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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1944 AD


January 1: 1st feature-length foreign movie, African Journey, shown on TV, New York City
January 1: Army defeats Navy 10-7 in football "Arab Bowl," Oran, North Africa
January 1: General Clark replaces General Patton as commander of 7th Army
January 2: 1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)
January 7: Air Force announces production of 1st U.S. jet fighter, the Bell P-59
January 10: 1st mobile electric power plant delivered, Philadelphia
January 10: British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma
January 11: Crakow-Plaszow Concentration Camp established
January 12: Churchill and de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh
January 12: Failed resistance raid on distribution office of Borgerstraat Amsterd
January 14: Soviet army begins offensive at Oranienbaum/Wolchow
January 15: European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany
January 15: General Eisenhower arrives in England
January 15: Vught Concentration Camp puts 74 women in 1 cell, 10 die
January 16: General Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London
January 17: Korvet Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean
January 18: 1st Chinese naturalized U.S. citizen since repeal of exclusion acts
January 20: RAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin
January 21: 447 German bombers attack London
January 21: 649 British bombers attack Magdeburg
January 22: During World War II, Allied forces begin landing at Anzio Italy
January 23: Arnold Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon," premieres in New York City
January 23: Detroit Red Wings score 15 goals against New York Rangers and NHL record 37 points, also most consecutive goals and most lopsided game 15-0
January 24: Allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy
January 27: Casey Stengel, manager of the Boston Braves since 1938, resigns Lou Perini, Guido Rugo, and Joseph Maney buy control of Boston Braves
January 27: Leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days with 600,000 killed
January 28: 683 British bombers attack Berlin
January 28: Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh
January 28: U-271 and U-571 sunk off Ireland
January 29: 285 German bombers attack London
January 30: U.S. invades Majuro, Marshall Islands
January 31: Operation-Overlord (D-Day) postponed until June
January 31: U-592 sunk off Ireland
January 31: U.S. forces invade Kwajalein Atoll


February 1: Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy
February 1: U.S. 7th Infantry/25th Marine Division lands on Kwajalein/Roi/Namur
February 2: 4th U.S. marine division conquerors Roi, Marshall Islands
February 2: Allied troops 1st set foot on Japanese territory
February 2: Baseball meets in New York City to discuss postwar action
February 2: Edward Chodorov's "Decision," premieres in New York City
February 4: Jean Anouilh's "Antigone," premieres in Paris
February 4: U.S. 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein
February 5: 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin
February 7: Bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records
February 7: Germans launch counteroffensive at Anzio Italy
February 8: 1st black reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin
February 8: U-762 sunk off Ireland
February 9: U-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland
February 10: Belgium resistance fighter/author Kamiel van Baelen arrested
February 10: U-666/U-545/U-283 sink off Ireland
February 11: German troops reconquer Aprilia Italy
February 11: U-424 sunk off Ireland
February 12: Wendell Wilkie (R) enters presidential race
February 14: Anti-Japanese revolt on Java
February 14: Carl Wick publishes "Salmon Trolling for Commercial and Sport Fishing
February 15: 891 British bombers attack Berlin
February 15: Bombing and shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy, begins
February 17: Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins; U.S. victory on Feb 22
February 17: U.S. begins night bombing of Truk
February 18: Maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested
February 18: Youngest baseball player, Cincinnati Reds sign 15 year old Joe Nuxhall
February 19: 823 British bombers attack Berlin
February 19: U-264 sinks off Ireland
February 20: Batman and Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers
February 20: U.S. takes Eniwetok Island
February 21: "War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC TV (New York City only)
February 22: U.S. 8th Air Force bombs Enschede, Arnhem and Nijmegen by mistake/800+ die
February 24: Argentina coup by Juan Peron minister of war
February 25: U.S. 1st Army completes invasion plan
February 26: 1st female U.S. Navy captain, Sue Dauser of nurse corps, appointed
February 29: 5 leaders of Indonesia Communist Party sentenced to death
February 29: U.S. troop land on Los Negros, Admirality Islands


March 1: Massive strikes in Northern Italian towns
March 1: U-358 sinks in Atlantic
March 2: 16th Academy Awards - "Casablanca," Jennifer Jones and Paul Lukas win
March 2: Fumes from locomotive stalled in a tunnel suffocates 521 in Italy
March 3: 1st performance of corporal Samuel Barber's 2nd Symphony
March 4: 1st U.S. bombing of Berlin
March 4: Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy
March 5: 1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony
March 6: USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin
March 7: Japans begins offensive in Burma
March 8: U.S. resumes bombing Berlin
March 11: Dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested
March 13: U.S.S.R. recognizes Italian Badoglio government
March 15: Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing
March 16: Vichy Internal minister Pucheu sentenced to death
March 17: Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke
March 18: 2,500 women trample guards and floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago, Illinois department store
March 18: Nazi Germany occupies Hungary
March 19: Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time," premieres in London
March 20: Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River New Jersey, killing 16
March 20: Mount Vesuvius, Italy explodes
March 21: General Eisenhower postpones South France invasion until after Normandy
March 22: 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin
March 23: Bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die
March 23: Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 m without a parachute and lives
March 24: 76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape)
March 24: 811 British bombers attack Berlin
March 24: In occupied Rome, Nazis execute more than 300 civilians
March 25: RAF Sergeant Nickolas Alkemade survives a jump from his Lancaster bomber from 18,000 feet without a parachute
March 26: 705 British bombers attack Essen
March 27: 1,000 Jews leave Drancy France for Auschwitz Concentration Camp
March 27: 2,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania
March 27: 40 Jewish policemen in Riga Latvia ghetto are shot by the gestapo
March 27: Children's Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno
March 28: 6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40
March 28: Astrid Lindgren sprains ankle and begins writing Pippi Longstocking
March 28: NBA rookie of the year in 1966, Rick Barry
March 30: 781 British bombers attack Neurenberg
March 31: Hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars


April 1: German Abwehr ends England spiel, after 132 killed
April 1: Japanese troops conquer Jessami, East-India
April 2: CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy
April 2: Dmitri Shostakovich' 8th Symphony, premieres in New York
April 2: Soviet Army marches into pro-German Romania
April 3: British dive bombers attack battle cruiser Tirpitz
April 3: Supreme Court (Smith vs. Allwright) "white primaries" unconstitutional
April 4: British troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia
April 4: De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists
April 5: 140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse
April 6: Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis
April 7: General Montgomery speaks to generals about invastion plan
April 9: Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
April 10: "Patrolling the Ether" is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously
April 10: Soviet forces liberate Odessa from Nazis
April 11: RAF bombs census bureau in The Hague
April 12: Lillian Hellman's "Searching Wind," premieres in New York City
April 13: South Carolina rejects black suffrage
April 13: Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
April 13: Transport nr 71 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
April 14: 1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz
April 14: Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 1,376
April 14: General Eisenhower becomes head commander of allied air fleet
April 14: Greek Colonel Venizelos forms government
April 18: 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4
April 18: Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins' ballet premieres in New York City
April 19: Allied fleet attack Sabang Sumatra
April 20: Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death
April 20: NFL legalizes coaching from bench
April 21: NFL Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)
April 22: Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea
April 22: Hitler and Mussolini meet at Salzburg
April 24: 1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"
April 24: RAF bombs Munich
April 24: United Negro College Fund incorporates
April 25: United Negro College Fund incorporates
April 26: 1st B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down
April 26: Papandreou government in Greece forms
April 27: Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Brooklyn Dodgers, 2-0
April 28: Exercise "Tiger" ends with 750 U.S. soldiers dead in D-Day rehearsal after their convoy ships were attacked by German torpedo boats
April 28: Stalin meets Polish/U.S. priest S Orlemanski
April 29: Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague
April 30: New York Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs
April 30: New York Giant, Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game drawing 5 walks for 4th time


May 1: Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, 1st jet bomber, makes 1st flight
May 1: Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the dark)
May 1: Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails
May 2: WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in New York City (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast
May 3: Meat rationing ends in U.S.
May 3: "Meet Me in St. Louis" opens on Broadway
May 5: Gandhi freed from prison
May 5: Russian offensive against Sebastopol Krim
May 6: 70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2
May 6: KJR-AM in Seattle Washington swaps calls with KOMO
May 7: German assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia
May 8: 33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death
May 8: U-575 sinks Asphodel
May 9: Country singer Jimmie Davis becomes governor of Louisiana
May 9: Dutch resistance fighter Gerard Musch arrested
May 9: Joe McCarthy returns as Yankee manager after an illness
May 9: Russians recapture Crimea by taking Sevastopol
May 10: Chinese offensive in West-Yunnan
May 10: Smith vs. Allwright (excluding Blacks from primary voting) is illegal
May 11: Opposition group surprise attack post office Washer
May 11: Slomp Resistance fighter (Frits de Zwerver) freed from Arnhem prison
May 12: 900+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Zwikau, Bohlen and Brux
May 12: Krim purged of nazi troops
May 12: Secret Police arrest Gerrit Van de Peat
May 13: 70th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 1:59.2
May 14: 91 German bombers harass Bristol
May 14: British troops occupy Kohima
May 14: General Rommel, Speidel and von Stulpnagel attempt to assassinate Hitler
May 15: 14,000 Jews of Munkacs Hungary deported to Auschwitz
May 15: Cincinnati Red Clyde Shoun no-hits Boston Braves, 1-0
May 15: Eisenhower, Montgomery, Churchill and George VI discuss D-Day plan
May 15: Sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne
May 16: 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz
May 17: Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
May 17: Chinese/U.S. armed forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma
May 17: General Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th
May 17: Operation Straightline: Allies land in Netherlands New-Guinea
May 18: Expulsion of more than 200,000 Tartars from Crimea by Soviet Union begins, they are accused of collaborating with the Germans
May 18: Polish 2nd Army corps captures convent of Monte Cassino, Italy
May 19: 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork, Netherlands
May 19: German defense line in Italy collapsed
May 20: U.S. Communist Party dissolves
May 21: Hitler begins attack on English/U.S. "terror pilots"
May 23: British/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy
May 23: Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front
May 23: Operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead
May 23: Polo Grounds host 1st New York City night game since 1941
May 24: Enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists
May 24: Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark
May 25: Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia
May 26: 82nd Airborne div D-day-landing at La Haye du Puits to Ste Mere Eglise
May 27: Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks)
May 27: Japanese advance in Hangkhou, China
May 27: Jean-Paul Sartres "Huis Clos," premieres in Paris
May 29: British troops occupy Aprilia, Italy
May 30: Transport nr 75 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
May 31: Allied breakthrough in Italy


June 1: General Montgomery/Patton/Bradley/Dempsey/Crerar meet in Portsmouth
June 1: Nazi occupiers make it punishable to give aid to allied pilots
June 2: Generals Eisenhower and Montgomery dine in Portsmouth
June 2: Judendurchgangslager Vught disbands
June 3: 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2
June 3: Generals Giraud and de Gaulle reach agreement on constitution
June 3: Nazis pull out of Rome
June 4: 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day
June 4: 1st submarine captured and boarded on high seas-U 505
June 4: 5th Army enters and liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies
June 4: French general De Gaulle arrives in London
June 5: 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure
June 5: 1st British gliders touched down on French soil for D-Day
June 5: Allies march into Rome
June 5: General Eisenhower decides invasion set for June 6
June 5: King Victor Emmanuel abdicates the throne for his son Umberto
June 6: Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion
June 6: D-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France
June 6: Nazi troops executed 96 prisoners by firing squad
June 6: Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. receives congressional medal of honor
June 6: U-955, U-970, U-629, U-373 sink in Gulf of Biskaje
June 7: Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
June 7: Claus von Stauffenberg meets Hitler
June 8: 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy
June 8: Allies occupy Port-and-Bessin Normandy
June 8: Dutch Resistance fighter Frans Duwaer arrested
June 8: General Montgomery lands in Normandy, forms HQ in Chateau de Creully
June 9: Russian offensive in Carelia
June 10: Joe Nuxhall, 15, of Cincinnati Reds is youngest player in major league
June 10: Nazi murders in Oradour-sur-Glane, France
June 11: 15 U.S. aircraft carriers attack Japanese bases on Marianas
June 11: 1st Serbian Orthodox cathedral in U.S., Cathedral of St. Sava, New York City
June 11: KP gang surprise attack on Dome Arnhem jail
June 12: 1st V-1 rocket assault on London
June 12: British 12th airborne batallion/13th and 18th Hussars conquer
June 12: British 12th battalion conquers Breville
June 12: Churchill/Marshall/Arnold visit Montgomery's HQ in Chateau de Creully
June 12: U.S. troop march into Carentan/Caumont, Normandy
June 13: German counter attack on Villers-Bocage Normandy
June 14: 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan
June 14: General Charles de Gaulle lands at Courselles, France
June 15: U.S. forces begin invasion of Saipan in Pacific
June 16: Iceland adopts constitution
June 16: King Edward VI visits Montgomery's HQ in Normandy
June 16: U.S. bombs Kyushu Japan
June 17: French troops under Lattre de Tssigny conquer Elba
June 17: Hitler secretly meets with von Rundstedt in Marjival Soissons
June 17: Iceland declares independence from Denmark at Thingvallir, Iceland
June 17: Resistance fighter/poet Col Blake arrives in London
June 18: Farewell concert of Willem Mengelberg in Paris
June 19: Battle of Philippines Sea, 300 Japanese aircraft shot down
June 19: French troops free Elba
June 19: Heavy air raid on U.S. fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"
June 19: Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
June 20: Congress charters Central Intelligence Agency
June 20: Heavy storm hits the Channel
June 20: Nazi begin mass extermination of Jews at Auschwitz
June 20: Soviet forces conquer Wiborg
June 20: U.S. attacks Japanese fleet in Philippines Sea
June 20: U.S. troops occupy Biak
June 22: Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn
June 22: British 14th army frees Imphal Assam
June 22: Franklin D. Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights", Servicemen's Readjustment Act
June 22: Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn
June 23: 4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153
June 23: Russian offensive in central front sector
June 23: Thomas Mann becomes a U.S. citizen
June 25: British assault at Caen Normandy
June 26: 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
June 26: Yankees, Dodgers and Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yankees-1 and Giants-0
June 27: Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies
June 29: German counter attack at Caen
June 29: Nazi Paul Touvier shoots 7 Jews dead
June 29: Rommel and von Rundstedt travel to Berchtesgaden
June 29: Soviet Armys join in Bobroesjk
June 29: U.S. 7th army corp conquers Cherbourg
June 30: Allies land on Vogelkop, New Guinea
June 30: French Cotentin Peninsula in allied hands
June 30: Universal strike against nazi terror in Copenhagen


July 1: 2500+ killed in London and South East England by German flying bombs
July 1: Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF and World Bank
July 1: Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to colonel
July 1: General Eisenhower visits front in Normandy
July 1: Von Rundstedt against Keitel: "Signs peace, idiots!"
July 2: Marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt
July 3: Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore
July 3: U.S. V-III-E Army corp opens assault on Coutances Cotentin
July 4: 1,100 U.S. guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy
July 4: 1st Japanese kamikaze attack, U.S. fleet near Iwo Jima
July 4: Allied assault on Carpiquet airport at Caen
July 4: Gestapo arrests German Social Democrat Julius Leber
July 5: Harry Crosby takes 1st rocket airplane, MX-324, for maiden flight
July 6: 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford, Connecticut
July 6: French General De Gaulle arrives in Washington, D.C.
July 6: U.S. General Patton lands in France
July 7: Bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France
July 7: Heavy Japanese counter offensive on Saipan
July 8: British troops march into Caen
July 8: Japanese kamakize attacks on U.S. lines at Saipan
July 9: In World War II, U.S. troops secure Saipan as Japan fell
July 9: World's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum and Bailey 2nd performance, 168 die (Hartford Conn)
July 11: 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
July 11: Franklin D. Roosevelt says he would run for a 4th term
July 12: Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
July 12: U.S. government recognizes authority of General De Gaulle
July 13: Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated
July 14: Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
July 14: U.S. assault on Coutances, Cotentin
July 15: Greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb
July 16: Dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 and break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row
July 17: 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
July 17: Russian troops cross river Bug/march into Poland
July 18: Allies air raid railways at Vaires Paris
July 18: Arne Andersson runs world record 1 mile (4:01.6)
July 18: British air raid on German convoy SW of Helgoland
July 18: British Mosquito's attack Cologne and Berlin
July 18: British troops occupy Bourquebus hill range Normandy
July 18: Polish troops under General Anders occupy Ancona Italy
July 19: 1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
July 19: 500 15th Air Force Liberators/Flying Fortresses bomb Munich vicinity
July 19: Allied troops occupy Faubourg de Vaucelles, at Caen
July 19: Danish resistance fails on assault on Taarbaek Fort near Copenhagen
July 19: Democratic convention opens in Chicago
July 19: Earl Claus von Stauffenberg visits RC church in Berlin-Dahlem
July 19: General Bradley flies to England
July 19: Japanese aircraft carriers Taiho/Shokaku sinks in Marianas
July 19: New York archbishop Spellman flies to Europe
July 19: Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg 1st meets Eichmann
July 20: British/Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy
July 20: Browns Nelson Potter is 1st pitcher suspended for throwing spitballs
July 20: Canadian Cameroon Highlanders conquer St-Andre
July 20: Death March of 1,200 Jews from Lipcani Moldavia begins
July 20: Field Marshal von Kluge consults with German commandant at Caen
July 20: Flying Fortresses of U.S. 8th Air Force attack Leipzig/Dessau
July 20: General Eisenhower visits Montgomery's headquarter in Normandy
July 20: Heavy storm hampers British offensive at Caen
July 20: Japanese aircraft carrier Hijo sinks by U.S. air attack
July 20: July 20th Plot-Failed assassination attempt on Hitler
July 20: Liberators of U.S. 8th Air Force attack Gotha Russelsheim/Eisenach
July 20: President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention
July 20: U.S. 15th Air Force attacks Friedrichshaven Memmingen
July 20: U.S. 9th AF bombs railroad at Chaulnes Sable-sur-Sarthe/Dreux
July 20: U.S. invades Japanese-occupied Guam in WW II
July 20: Violent battles in Verrieres-hill (Normandy)
July 21: British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
July 21: General Koiso becomes premier of Japan
July 21: U.S. forces land on Guam to get rid of Japanese invaders
July 21: Von Kluge warns Hitler of impending collapse of front in Normandy
July 22: Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation
July 23: Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 home runs in a doubleheader
July 23: Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin
July 23: Soviet Army marches into Lublin Poland
July 23: U.S. forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
July 23: U.S. troops occupy Pisa, Italy
July 24: 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions
July 24: Soviet forces liberate concentration camp Majdanek
July 24: U.S. troops land on Tinian
July 25: 1st jet fighter used in combat, Messerschmitt 262
July 25: Allied jailbreak at St-Lo, behind German lines
July 25: Japanse banzai-attack on Guam
July 25: U.S. troop march into Guam
July 25: USAF kills 136, wounds 621 GI's at St-Lo
July 26: Japanese suicide attack on U.S. lines in Guam
July 26: Russian troops arrive in Weichsel
July 26: U.S. offensive at St-Lo/2nd Armour div occupies St. Gilles
July 27: 1st British jet fighter used in combat, Gloster Meteor
July 27: Soviet Army frees Majdanek concentration camp
July 27: U.S. regains possession of Guam from Japanese
July 27: U.S. troops occupy le Mesnil-Herman/Hill 183 Normandy
July 28: Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy
July 28: U.S. 8th Army corp occupies Coutances France
July 29: Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours
July 29: Frank McCormick (Reds) home run off Ace Adams (Giants) in both games of DH
July 29: U.S. 4th Armour division occupiers Avranches
July 30: Heavy battles at Tessy-sur-Vire and Villebaudon Normandy
July 30: U.S. 30th division reaches suburbs of St-Lo Normandy
July 31: Last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz
July 31: Transport nr 77 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
July 31: U.S. troops occupy Sansapor New-Guinea


August 1: Adam Clayton Powell elected 1st black congressman from East
August 1: Anne Frank's last diary entry; 3 days later she is arrested
August 1: General Montgomery takes command of 12th and 21st army
August 1: U.S. 90th division occupies St. Hilaire-du-Harcourt
August 1: U.S. troops enter Tessy-sur-Vir
August 1: Uprising in Warsaw ghetto
August 2: Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts
August 2: Jewish survivors of Kovono Ghetto emerge from their bunker
August 2: Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany
August 3: Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma
August 3: Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp gases 4,000 gypsies
August 3: General Montgomery visits general Dempsey's headquarter
August 3: Lieutenant-general Stilwells troops occupy Myitkyina Burma
August 3: Tommy Brown, just 16 years and 8 months old, plays shortstop for Dodgers
August 4: Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by Nazis
August 4: British 8th army reaches suburbs of Florence Italy
August 5: U.S. 79th/90th division occupy Laval/Mayenne
August 5: U.S. troops occupy Vannes Bretagne
August 6: All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died
August 6: Anti-German attack at Avranches fails
August 6: Deportation of 70,000 Jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins
August 6: U.S. 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes
August 7: Anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter
August 7: Canada/Polish offensive direction Falaise: Total Cooperation
August 7: German counter attack at Avranches fails
August 7: July 20th Plot trial under Roland Freis in Berlin begins
August 7: U.S. 3rd Army reaches suburbs of Brest Brittany
August 8: Canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan
August 8: Germans raid Achterhuis, home of Anne Frank and family
August 8: U.S. 15th Army corp occupies Le Mans
August 9: 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught
August 9: Smokey Bear debuts as spokeman for fire prevention
August 9: U.S. 79th/90th division enter Le Mans
August 10: Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
August 10: Race riots in Athens Alabama
August 10: U.S. recaptures Guam from Japanese
August 10: U.S./French offensive at Aleneon
August 11: British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy
August 11: French 5th Armour division recaptures Sees
August 11: Klaus Barbie, Gestapo head of Lyon France leaves for Auschwitz
August 11: U.S. air raid on Palembang
August 12: Churchill and Tito meet in Naples
August 12: Pipeline under ocean (Pluto) begins operating
August 13: British 8th army occupies Florence
August 13: Generals Montgomery/Dempsey/Bradley discuss naderende breakthrough
August 13: Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne show premieres on NBC radio
August 14: British premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica
August 14: Operation Tractable: new Canadian offensive
August 14: Russian offensive at Weichsel
August 15: Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed
August 15: German field marshal von Kluge vanishes for one day
August 15: Operation Anvil: Allies land on French Mediterranean sea coast
August 15: Operation Dragoon: Allied troops land in Provence
August 15: U.S. 12 Army corp enters Le Mans through Orleans
August 15: U.S. 7th Armour division reaches Chartres
August 16: 2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise Normandy
August 16: Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
August 16: U.S. 15th Army corp reaches Eure, surrounds Dreux
August 17: 4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy
August 17: Canadian 2nd division conquerors Falaise Normandy
August 17: German Field Marshal Model replaces von Kluge in Normandy
August 17: Russian troops arrive at Austria-Prussia border
August 17: U.S. 12 Army corp occupies Orleans
August 17: U.S. 320th regiment infantry occupies Chateaudun
August 17: Yankees Johnny Lindell ties record with 4 consecutive doubles in a game
August 18: Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers
August 18: U.S. 15th Army corp reaches Mantes-Gassicourt near Paris
August 18: U.S. 20th Army corp conquers Chartres
August 19: Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed
August 19: General Bradley visits Montgomery
August 19: Last Japanese troops driven out of India
August 19: Nazi's give parts of Paris to Resistance
August 19: Paris police strike against nazi occupiers
August 19: Polish 1st Division occupies Hill 262 (Mont Ormel), Normandy
August 19: U.S. 15th Army corp occupies Mantes-Gassicourt at Paris
August 19: U.S. 90th/Polish 1st Division occupy Chambois Normandy
August 20: 26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G and CC Spokane Wash
August 20: "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway
August 20: General de Gaulle returns to France
August 20: Russian offensive at Jassy and Kisjinev
August 20: U.S. and British forces destroy German 7th Army at Falaise-Argentan Gap
August 21: Germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy
August 21: Grieg/Work/Forest's musical "Song of Norway," premieres in New York City
August 21: Raid on Jewish childrens house in Secretan/St-Mande
August 21: U.S. 12nd Army corp occupies Sens
August 22: Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany
August 23: 94.5 degrees F (34.7 degrees C) in De Bilt Netherlands and 101.5 degrees F (38.6 degrees C) in Warnsvelt
August 23: Allied troops capture Marseilles, France
August 23: General George Leclercs troops advance towards Paris
August 23: General Montgomery consults with Generals Bradley/Eisenhower
August 23: King Michael of Romania ordered his forces to cease fire against Allies and dismissed the pro-Axis premier, Marshal Ion Antonescu
August 23: Romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)
August 23: Sammellager Drancy freed
August 23: U.S. 20th Army corp enter Fontainebleau/Melun de Seine
August 23: U.S. B-24 crashes into school in Freckelton England, 76 killed
August 24: General LeClercs troops open assault on Paris
August 25: France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame
August 25: General De Gaulle returns to Paris/walks Champs Elysees Paris
August 25: Paris liberated from Nazi occupation, Freedom Tuesday
August 25: U.S. 12nd Army corp reaches Troyes
August 26: Bulgaria announces withdrawal and German troops are to be disarmed
August 26: De Gaulle marches to Champs-Elysees
August 26: U.S. 12nd Army Corps crosses river Seine East of Paris
August 27: 200 Halifax bombers attack oil-installations in Homburg
August 28: Last German troops in Marseille surrendered and Toulon cleared
August 28: U.S. air raid on Ambon
August 29: 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees
August 29: Anti German rebellion in Slovakia
August 30: 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)
August 30: Philip Yordan's "Anna Lucasta," premieres in New York City
August 30: Soviet troops enter Bucharest, Romania
August 31: Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy
August 31: French provisional government moves from Algiers to Paris
August 31: French troops liberate Bordeaux
August 31: Russian-Romanian troops march into Bucharest


September 1: Bulgaria government of Bagrjanow, resigns
September 1: King George VI promotes Montgomery to field marshal
September 2: Belgium's Emissie bank closes
September 2: During WW II, George Bush ejects from a burning plane
September 2: Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was sent to Auschwitz
September 2: U.S. leaders meet in Belgium
September 3: 58th U.S. Womens Tennis: P Betz beats Margaret Osborne duPont (63 86)
September 3: 68th and last transport of Dutch Jews (Anne Frank) leaves to Auschwitz
September 3: Canadian troops liberate Abbeville, France
September 3: Frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for U.S. Tennis title
September 3: French troops liberate Lyon
September 3: Last transport from Westerbork to Auschwitz
September 3: Prince Bernhard appointed supreme commander of Netherlands Domestic Arm Force
September 3: Tank division of British Guards free Brussels
September 4: 2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt
September 4: 64th U.S. Mens Tennis: Frank Parker beats Wm F Talbert (64 36 63 63)
September 4: British 2nd Armoured pantzer division frees Antwerp
September 4: Finland breaks diplomatic contact with nazi-Germany
September 4: U.S. 1st Army frees Namen
September 5: 5 resistance fighter executed in Terneuzen
September 5: Allies liberate Brussels
September 5: Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands sign unity treaty
September 5: British premier Churchill travels to Scotland
September 5: Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard
September 5: "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
September 6: General Von Zangens 15th army escape from Zealand
September 7: SS-general Kurt Meyer takes Durnal Belgium
September 7: Strongest Hurricane of century in Netherlands (wind force 12)
September 8: 1st V-2 rockets land in London and Antwerp
September 8: Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany
September 9: Allied forces liberate Luxembourg
September 9: Bulgaria liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
September 9: Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal, Netherlands
September 9: U.S. 113th cavalry passes Belg-Dutch borders
September 9: Very strong hurricane hits Netherland
September 10: Lieutenant-general Frederick Browning against Montgomery "But, sir, I think we might be going a bridge too far"
September 11: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Churchill meet in Canada at 2nd Quebec Conference
September 11: U.S. 5th pantzer division is 1st to enter nazi-Germany
September 12: Hurricane, kills 389 in NC
September 12: Noorbeek and Mheer freed
September 12: U.S. Army troops entered Germany for 1st time
September 13: 30th Infantry division of U.S. 1st Army frees Margraten
September 13: Last transport out camp Westerbork to Bergen Belsen
September 13: U.S. 28th Infantry division opens assault on Siegfried line/Westwall
September 14: 6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru
September 14: Gulpen, Meerssen and Maastricht freed
September 14: Hurricane hits New England: 389 die
September 14: U.S. 28th Infantry division occupies 1.5 km of Roscheid
September 14: U.S. 4th Ivy League Inf division pushes through Westwall
September 15: British bombers hit Tirpitz with Tallboy bombs
September 15: Russian troops free Sofia Bulgaria
September 15: U.S. 1st Infantry division pushes through to Westwall
September 15: U.S. 28th Infantry division occupies Hill 555 at Roscheid
September 15: U.S. troops lands on Palau and Morotai
September 17: British Premier Winston Churchill travels to U.S.
September 17: Dutch begin railroad strike against German occupiers
September 17: Operation Market Garden: British airborne division lands Arnhem, Netherlands
September 18: British submarine Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru: 5,600 killed
September 18: Eindhoven free (Lightly Day)
September 18: U.S. 266th division occupiers Brest Bretagne
September 19: Finland and Russia agree to cease fire
September 19: Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed
September 20: Polish forces free Terneuzen, Netherlands
September 21: Last British paratroopers at bridge of Arnhem surrenders
September 22: Boulogne reoccupied by Allies
September 22: Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel
September 22: U.S. troops land on Ulithi
September 26: British and Polish paratroopers evacuate Oosterbeek (Arnhem)
September 26: Soviet forces occupy Estonia
September 27: Helmond and Oss Netherlands liberated
September 28: 1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)
September 28: Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands
September 28: Nazi murders in Marzabotto, Italy (SS-major Reder)
September 29: Browns last in AL attendance,only 6,172 watch them sweep New York Yankees in DH
September 29: Soviet troops invade Yugoslavia
September 30: Calais reoccupied by Allies
September 30: Dutch General Mine Workers Union (ABWM) forms


October 1: Newspaper editor Alejandro Cordova assassinated in Guatemala
October 1: St. Louis Browns win their only AL pennant
October 2: Nazis crush Warsaw Uprising killing 250,000 people
October 2: U.S. B-17's drops pamphlets on Walcheren
October 3: 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland
October 3: RAF bombs West Kapelse
October 4: 1st All St. Louis World Series, all games played at Sportsman's Park
October 4: British troops land on Greek continent
October 4: St. Louis Browns win 1st World Series game in their only appearance
October 5: Harold Arlen/ET Harburgs musical premieres in New York City
October 5: Kerkrade (Netherlands) liberated
October 6: Allied aircrafts bombard per accident Fishing, Overijssel
October 6: Canadians free Austria
October 6: HM Zwaardvis sinks U168 at Java
October 6: Soviets march into Hungary and Czechoslovakia
October 7: Allies bombs sea dikes at Vlissingen
October 7: Field Marshal Rommel gets order to return to Berlin
October 7: Riots in Amersfoort/Utrecht/Strugle
October 7: Uprising at Auschwitz, Jews burn down crematoriums
October 7: Uprising at Birkenau concentration camp
October 8: "Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" debut on CBS radio
October 8: Samuel Barber's "Capricorn Concerto," premieres
October 9: British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow
October 9: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Russia for talks with Stalin
October 9: Canadian offensive in West-Zeeuws-Flanders
October 9: German occupier turn off electricity in Amsterdam
October 9: St. Louis Cardinals beat St. Louis Browns, 4 games to 2 in 41st World Series
October 10: Admiral Halsey's Task Force 30 bombs Okinawa, 700 die
October 10: U.S. takes Okinawa
October 11: Allies bomb sea wall at Veere
October 12: German army retreats from Athens
October 13: Riga Latvia freed
October 13: U.S. 1st army begins battle of Aachen
October 14: Allied troops land in Corfu
October 14: British troops march into Athens
October 16: Hungary: Horthy government falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier
October 18: Eisenhower, Bradley and Montgomery confer in Brussel
October 18: Soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia during WW II
October 19: British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow
October 19: Canadian troops liberate Aardensburg
October 19: John Van Druten's "I Remember Mama," premieres in New York City
October 19: Navy says black women can join WAVES
October 19: U.S. forces land in Philippines
October 20: Liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland explodes, 135 die, 3,600 homeless
October 20: Revolution by workers and students in Guatemala
October 20: Russian/Yugoslavian troops free Belgrade
October 20: U.S. 1st army wins battle of Aachen
October 20: U.S. 6th army lands on Leyte, Philippines
October 20: U.S. forces under General Douglas MacArthur return to Philippines
October 21: Canadian troops occupy Breskens
October 21: During WW II, U.S. troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall
October 21: Walter Piston's "Fugue for a Victory Tune," premieres in New York City
October 22: Kurita's Vice-Admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo
October 23: 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
October 23: Gulf of Leyte battle begin
October 23: Soviet army invades Hungary
October 23: Vice-Admiral Kurita's sailboat Atago sinks
October 24: Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners
October 24: U.S. air raid on Japanese battleships/cruisers in Sibuya Sea: Musashi sinks
October 24: U.S. aircraft carrier Princeton sinks at Philippines
October 24: U.S. Captain David Mccampbell shoots down 9-11 Japanese planes in Gulf of Leyte
October 25: Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink
October 25: Battle at Samar-island
October 25: Battle in Straits of Surigao: Japanese fleet destroyed
October 25: Gas output stopped in Amsterdam
October 27: Hertogenbosch and Tilburg freed from nazi occupation
October 27: Tito reaches free Belgrade
October 28: Russia and Bulgaria sign weapon pact
October 29: 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda, Netherlands
October 29: Cabadese 2nd Infantry division frees Goes South-Beveland
October 30: Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring," premieres in Washington D.C.
October 30: Anne Frank (of Diary fame) is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen
October 30: Last transport for Auschwitz arrives in Birkenau
October 30: Scottish Highlanders liberate Waalwijk
October 30: Sweden announces intention to stay neutral and refuse sanctuary in WW II
October 30: Tholen Island freed
October 31: Chief of staff Kruls names De Quay chairman of Universal Commission


November 1: Mary Coyle Chase' "Harvey," premieres in New York City
November 1: Zeeuws and Flanders freed
November 2: Auschwitz begins gassing inmates
November 2: Canadian troops occupy Knokke
November 2: U.S. 28th Infantry division opens assault on Schmidt Hurtgenwald
November 3: Allied commando's lands at Westkapelle Walcheren
November 3: German troops in Vlissingen surrenders
November 3: Pro-German government of Hungary flees
November 3: U.S. 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald
November 4: German troops reconquer Schmidt Hurtgenwald
November 4: RAF bombs Dinteloord, 54 killed
November 5: Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren
November 5: Canadian and British troops liberate Dinteloord
November 5: German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die
November 7: Franklin D. Roosevelt wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
November 7: Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die
November 8: 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Nazis for forced labor
November 8: Last German troops at Walcheren surrenders
November 9: Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
November 9: Walcheren of nazi troops purged
November 10: German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany
November 10: U.S. 9th Army takes Margraten cemetery
November 11: New York Rangers set NHL record of 25 games without a win (0-21-4)
November 12: RAF sink German battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso Fjord Norway
November 15: Surprise attack on office of Nethche Bank
November 16: U.S. 9th division and 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen
November 20: 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)
November 20: Amsterdam: Vondelpark closed because of kappen of trees
November 20: Prince Bernhard establishes staff in Breda
November 21: Personnel and executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
November 22: Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
November 23: U.S. 7th army under General Patch conquers Straatsburg
November 24: U.S. bombers based on Saipan, begin 1st attack on Tokyo
November 25: 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6
November 26: 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor
November 26: Himmler orders destruction of Auschwitz and Birkenau crematoriums
November 27: 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
November 27: U.S. 121st Infantry regiment opens assault on Hurtgen
November 28: 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
November 28: 400 Rotterdammers attack coal warehouse
November 28: Hal Newhouser is named AL MVP
November 28: In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis
November 28: U.S. 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen
November 29: Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
November 29: John Hopkins hospital performs 1st open heart surgery
November 30: Biggest and last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground


December 1: Bela Bartok's Concerto for orchestra, premoeres
December 1: Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands
December 1: Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres
December 2: 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (quarterback)
December 2: General De Gaulle arrives in Moscow
December 2: German troops seize Betuwse dikes
December 2: U.S. 95th Infantry division occupies bridge at Saar
December 3: British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece
December 3: Hungarian death march of Jews ends
December 3: Mussert puts Seyss-Inquart plan for small Nazi-Europe
December 3: NFL Cardinals-Pitts merger disolves
December 3: U.S. 5th Armour division occupies Brandenburg Hurtgenwald
December 4: Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded
December 5: German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht
December 6: U.S. 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall
December 7: Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago
December 7: General Radescu forms Romanian government
December 10: 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis
December 10: German counter attack at Dillingen-bridgehead at Saar
December 11: Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed
December 13: Japanese kamikaze crashes into U.S. cruiser Nashville, kills 138
December 13: Norman Krasna's "Dear Ruth," premieres in New York City
December 14: Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
December 14: Congress establshes rank of General of Army (5-star General)
December 14: German occupiers forbid use of electricity in parts of Holland
December 15: Hizbu'allah (Arm forces for Allah) forms
December 15: U.S. Congress gives General Eisenhower his 5th star
December 15: U.S. troops lands on Mindoro
December 16: Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium
December 16: General Eisenhower's clerk Rickey marries corporal Pearlie
December 16: German V-2 strikes Antwerp bioscope (638 kill)
December 16: U.S. 2nd Inf division occupies "Heartbreak Crossroads" Wahlerscheid
December 17: Green Bay Packers win NFL championship
December 17: Japanese-Americans released from detention camps
December 17: M-Ocean View streetcar resumes service and is extended to Market St
December 17: U.S. Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast
December 17: U.S. destroyers sink in storm off Philippines, 790 killed
December 18: Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines)
December 18: Nazi occupiers of Amsterdam destroy electricity plants
December 20: Archbishop De Young and bishop Huibers condemn black market
December 20: Battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!)
December 20: Bishop forbids membership in non Catholic unions
December 20: Terence Rattigans "O Mistress Mine," premieres in London
December 21: Cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP
December 22: Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium
December 22: Sub Swordfish departs Pearl Harbor for Japan
December 23: Beginning of harsh winter
December 26: Battle of Bastogne - U.S. General Patton's 4th Pantzers repulse Germans
December 26: Budapest surrounded by soviet army
December 26: Tennessee Williams' play "Glass Menagerie," premieres in Chicago
December 27: Greece: British premier Churchill flies back to London
December 28: Eisenhower and Montgomery meet in Hasselt Belgium
December 28: Former Washington 3rd baseman Buddy Lewis wins Distinguished Flying Cross
December 28: Leonard Bernstein's musical "On the Town," premieres in New York City
December 29: Belgian nazi Leon Degrelle at default to the death sentenced
December 29: General Eisenhowers train returns to Versailles
December 30: King George II of Greece, abdicates his throne
December 31: 48 people die in a train accident in Ogden, Utah
December 31: Japanese army evacuates harbor city Akyab
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