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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1944?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1944 US 7th Infantry / 25th Marine Division lands on Kwajalein / Roi / Namur
  • 02 Feb 1944 Baseball meets in NYC to discuss postwar action
  • 03 Feb 1944 World War II: During the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign, U.S. Army and Marine forces seize Kwajalein Atoll from the defending Japanese garrison.
  • 04 Feb 1944 US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein.
  • 05 Feb 1944 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin, Germany.
  • 07 Feb 1944 Bing Crosby records Swinging on a Star for Decca Records
  • 08 Feb 1944 1st black reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin
  • 09 Feb 1944 U-734 / U-238 sunk off Ireland
  • 10 Feb 1944 Belgium resistance fighter / Author Kamiel van Baelen arrested
  • 11 Feb 1944 U-424 sunk off Ireland
  • 12 Feb 1944 Wendell Wilkie (Republican) enters US presidential race.
  • 14 Feb 1944 Carl Wick publishes Salmon Trolling for Commercial and Sport Fishing
  • 15 Feb 1944 Bombing and shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy, begins
  • 17 Feb 1944 US begins night bombing of Truk.
  • 18 Feb 1944 Maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested
  • 19 Feb 1944 U-264 sinks off Ireland
  • 20 Feb 1944 Batman and Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers
  • 21 Feb 1944 War As It Happens news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)
  • 22 Feb 1944 US 8th Air Force bombs Enschede, Arnhem and Nijmegen by mistake / 800+ die
  • 23 Feb 1944 The Soviet Union begins the forced deportation of the Chechen and Ingush people from the North Caucasus to Central Asia.
  • 24 Feb 1944 Leo Hendrick A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (Bakelite), dies at age 80.
  • 25 Feb 1944 US 1st Army completes invasion plan
  • 26 Feb 1944 1st female US navy captain, Sue Dauser of nurse corps, appointed
  • 29 Feb 1944 US troops land on Los Negros, Admirality Islands.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
  2. - Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  3. - When They Ask About You
  4. - No Love, No Nothin'
  5. - Holiday For Strings

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America