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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1944?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1944 Zeeuws and Flanders freed
  • 02 Nov 1944 Auschwitz begins gassing inmates
  • 03 Nov 1944 German troops in Vlissingen surrenders
  • 04 Nov 1944 RAF bombs Dinteloord, 54 killed
  • 05 Nov 1944 Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren
  • 06 Nov 1944 Plutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility in the USA, subsequently used in the Fat Man Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
  • 07 Nov 1944 FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
  • 08 Nov 1944 Last German troops at Walcheren surrenders
  • 09 Nov 1944 Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
  • 10 Nov 1944 German riots in Rotterdam / Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany
  • 11 Nov 1944 New York Rangers set NHL record of 25 games without a win (0-21-4).
  • 12 Nov 1944 World War II: The Royal Air Force launches 29 Avro Lancaster bombers in one of the most successful precision bombing attacks of war and sinks the German battleship Tirpitz, with 12,000 lb Tallboy bombs off Troms?, Norway.
  • 15 Nov 1944 Surprise attack on office of Nethche Bank
  • 16 Nov 1944 US 9th division and 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen
  • 19 Nov 1944 World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling $14 billion USD in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.
  • 20 Nov 1944 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)
  • 21 Nov 1944 Personnel and executive staff of Philips demonstrate for more food
  • 22 Nov 1944 Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
  • 23 Nov 1944 US 7th army under General Patch conquers Straatsburg
  • 24 Nov 1944 US bombers based on Saipan first attack Tokyo, Japan.
  • 25 Nov 1944 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6
  • 26 Nov 1944 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor
  • 27 Nov 1944 3,500-4,000 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
  • 28 Nov 1944 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
  • 29 Nov 1944 Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
  • 30 Nov 1944 Biggest and last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground

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Music charts

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

  1. - How Many Hearts Have You Broken?
  2. - Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
  3. - I'm Making Believe
  4. - Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking)
  5. - Oh Marie

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer

Country: United States of America

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Tim Murdock

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man Goes Home

The Thin Man Goes Home

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson, Gloria DeHaven

Country: United States of America

Lost in a Harem

Lost in a Harem

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Charles Reisner

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte

The Princess and the Pirate

The Princess and the Pirate

Release year: 1944

Directed by: David Butler, Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan, Walter Slezak