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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1944: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1944?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1944 Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands.
  • 02 Dec 1944 General De Gaulle arrives in Moscow
  • 03 Dec 1944 Mussert puts Seyss-Inquart plan for small Nazi-Europe
  • 04 Dec 1944 Germans destroy Rhine dikes, flooding Betuwe.
  • 05 Dec 1944 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht.
  • 06 Dec 1944 US 95th Infantry division reaches German Westwall.
  • 07 Dec 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • 10 Dec 1944 9 Dutch citizens hanged by Nazis
  • 11 Dec 1944 Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed
  • 12 Dec 1944 December 13 ampndash WWII: British units attempt to take the hilltop town of Tossignano, but are repulsed.
  • 13 Dec 1944 Japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138.
  • 14 Dec 1944 Begin (ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
  • 15 Dec 1944 bandleader/composer Glenn Miller ("Chattanooga Choo-Choo"), at age 40, in a plane crash between London and Paris.
  • 16 Dec 1944 Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium
  • 17 Dec 1944 Japanese-Americans released from detention camps
  • 18 Dec 1944 US Destroyers Hull, Spence, and Monaghan sink in typhoon off Philippines, 790 killed.
  • 19 Dec 1944 The entire territory of Estonia is taken by the Red Army.
  • 20 Dec 1944 Archbishop De Young and Bishop Huibers condemn black market
  • 22 Dec 1944 Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium
  • 23 Dec 1944 Beginning of harsh winter
  • 26 Dec 1944 Budapest surrounded by Soviet army.
  • 27 Dec 1944 Greece: British Premier Churchill flies back to London
  • 28 Dec 1944 Eisenhower and Montgomery meet in Hasselt Belgium
  • 29 Dec 1944 Gen Eisenhowers train returns to Versailles
  • 30 Dec 1944 King George II of Greece declares a regency, leaving the throne vacant.
  • 31 Dec 1944 48 people die in a train accident in Ogden, Utah, USA.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Wish You Were Waiting For Me
  2. - White Christmas
  3. - Let Me Love You
  4. - I Dream Of You (More Than You Dream I Do)
  5. - White Christmas

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Murder, My Sweet

Murder, My Sweet

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger

Country: United States of America

The Suspect

The Suspect

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Charles Laughton, Ella Raines, Dean Harens, Stanley Ridges

National Velvet

National Velvet

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom

Release year: 1944

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

Country: United States of America

Hollywood Canteen

Hollywood Canteen

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Bette Davis, John Garfield, The Andrews Sisters, Jack Benny