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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1944?


Events

  • 02 Oct 1944 Nazis crush Warsaw Uprising killing 250,000 people
  • 03 Oct 1944 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland
  • 04 Oct 1944 British troops land on Greek continent
  • 05 Oct 1944 Harold Arlen / ET Harburgs musical premieres in New York City
  • 06 Oct 1944 Allied aircrafts bombard per accident Fishing, Overijssel
  • 07 Oct 1944 Riots in Amersfoort / Utrecht / Strugle
  • 08 Oct 1944 Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet debuts on CBS radio in the USA.
  • 09 Oct 1944 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Russia for talks with Stalin
  • 10 Oct 1944 US takes Okinawa
  • 11 Oct 1944 Allies bomb sea wall at Veere
  • 12 Oct 1944 German army retreats from Athens
  • 13 Oct 1944 Riga Latvia freed
  • 14 Oct 1944 British troops march into Athens.
  • 15 Oct 1944 The Arrow Cross Party (very similar to Hitler's NSDAP (Nazi party)) takes power in Hungary.
  • 16 Oct 1944 Hungary: Horthy government falls / Nazi count Szalasi becomes Premier
  • 18 Oct 1944 Eisenhower, Bradley and Montgomery confer in Brussel
  • 19 Oct 1944 British Premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow
  • 20 Oct 1944 Liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland explodes, 135 die, 3,600 homeless
  • 21 Oct 1944 Canadian troops occupy Breskens
  • 22 Oct 1944 World War II: Battle of Aachen: The city of Aachen falls to American forces after three weeks of fighting, making it the first German city to fall to the Allies.
  • 23 Oct 1944 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
  • 24 Oct 1944 Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners
  • 25 Oct 1944 Battle at Samar-island
  • 26 Oct 1944 The Battle of Leyte Gulf ends, as the Japanese fleet withdraws from the victorious American fleet. The Japanese lost 34 ships, including four carriers, three battleships, and forty cruisers.
  • 27 Oct 1944 Hertogenbosch and Tilburg freed from Nazi occupation
  • 28 Oct 1944 Russia and Bulgaria sign weapon pact
  • 29 Oct 1944 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth
  • 30 Oct 1944 Last transport for Auschwitz arrives in Birkenau
  • 31 Oct 1944 Chief of Staff Kruls names De Quay Chairman of Universal Commission

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Music charts

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

  1. - It Could Happen To You
  2. - Smoke on the Water
  3. - Together
  4. - I'll Walk Alone
  5. - Together

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America