What day of the week was April 22, 1944?

The day of the week April 22nd, 1944 fell on was a Saturday.

Nikolaos Roussen the Greek captain (b. 1913) died on this day in 1944.

The 1st Air Commando Group using Sikorsky R-4 helicopters stage the first use of helicopters in combat with Combat Search and Rescue operations in the China-Burma-India theater. World War II: Operation Persecution is initiated Allied forces land in the Hollandia (currently known as Jayapura) area of New Guinea.