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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1944.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1944: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1944?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1944 German Abwehr ends England spiel, after 132 killed
  • 02 Apr 1944 CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy.
  • 03 Apr 1944 British dive bombers attack battle cruiser Tirpitz
  • 04 Apr 1944 British troops capture Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • 05 Apr 1944 140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse.
  • 06 Apr 1944 Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain, France overrun by Germans.
  • 09 Apr 1944 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
  • 10 Apr 1944 Patrolling the Ether is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously
  • 11 Apr 1944 RAF bombs census bureau in The Hague.
  • 13 Apr 1944 SC rejects black suffrage
  • 14 Apr 1944 Freighter Fort Stikene explodes in Bombay India, killing 1,376
  • 16 Apr 1944 Allied forces started bombing of Belgrade, killing about 1,100 people. This bombing fell on the Orthodox Christian Easter.
  • 19 Apr 1944 Allied fleet attack Sabang Sumatra.
  • 20 Apr 1944 NFL legalizes coaching from the bench.
  • 21 Apr 1944 NFL Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers merge (dissolves on December 3).
  • 22 Apr 1944 Hitler and Mussolini meet at Salzburg
  • 24 Apr 1944 RAF bombs Munich
  • 25 Apr 1944 United Negro College Fund incorporates in the USA.
  • 26 Apr 1944 First B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down.
  • 27 Apr 1944 Boston Braves' Jim Tobin no-hits Brooklyn Dodgers, 2-0.
  • 28 Apr 1944 Stalin meets Polish / US priest S Orlemanski
  • 29 Apr 1944 Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1944?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  2. - I Love You
  3. - Mairzy Doats
  4. - It's Love-Love-Love
  5. - I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

The World of Apu

The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States of America

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States of America

Manhattan

Manhattan

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Country: United States of America

Star Trek

Star Trek

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States of America