October 1944

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The following events occurred in October 1944:

October 1, 1944 (Sunday)

October 2, 1944 (Monday)

October 3, 1944 (Tuesday)

October 4, 1944 (Wednesday)

October 5, 1944 (Thursday)

October 6, 1944 (Friday)

October 7, 1944 (Saturday)

October 8, 1944 (Sunday)

October 9, 1944 (Monday)

October 10, 1944 (Tuesday)

October 11, 1944 (Wednesday)

October 12, 1944 (Thursday)

October 13, 1944 (Friday)

October 14, 1944 (Saturday)

October 15, 1944 (Sunday)

October 16, 1944 (Monday)

October 17, 1944 (Tuesday)

  • The Battle of Leyte began when American forces and Filipino guerrillas under the command of General Douglas MacArthur launched an amphibious invasion of the Gulf of Leyte in the Philippines.
  • Rival partisans in Athens began to fight each other.[9]
  • Contact was lost with the USS Escolar. The American submarine was probably lost to a mine in the Yellow Sea.
  • Died: Pavel Haas, 45, Czech composer (murdered at Auschwitz concentration camp); Hans Krása, 44, Czech composer (murdered at Auschwitz)

October 18, 1944 (Wednesday)

October 19, 1944 (Thursday)

October 20, 1944 (Friday)

October 21, 1944 (Saturday)

  • The Battle of Aachen ended in American victory when the last German garrison in Aachen surrendered.
  • Axis forces established the Syrmian Front, a line of defense on the Eastern Front northwest of Belgrade.
  • Red Army soldiers carried out the Nemmersdorf massacre in East Prussia.
  • Despite heavy rain, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt rode in an open car through 51 miles of New York City streets on his way to make a speech at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. With a little over two weeks left to go in the presidential election campaign, Roosevelt's ride through the city in the pouring rain without any proper covering was an attempt to show that he was still healthy.[28]

October 22, 1944 (Sunday)

October 23, 1944 (Monday)

October 24, 1944 (Tuesday)

October 25, 1944 (Wednesday)

October 26, 1944 (Thursday)

October 27, 1944 (Friday)

October 28, 1944 (Saturday)

October 29, 1944 (Sunday)

October 30, 1944 (Monday)

October 31, 1944 (Tuesday)

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