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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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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Swades

Swades

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Country: United States of America