|Ab urbe condita||2697|
|Balinese saka calendar||1865–1866|
|British Regnal year||8 Geo. 6 – 9 Geo. 6|
|Chinese calendar||癸未年 (Water Goat)|
4640 or 4580
— to —
甲申年 (Wood Monkey)
4641 or 4581
|- Vikram Samvat||2000–2001|
|- Shaka Samvat||1865–1866|
|- Kali Yuga||5044–5045|
|Japanese calendar||Shōwa 19|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 33|
|Thai solar calendar||2487|
2070 or 1689 or 917
— to —
2071 or 1690 or 918
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1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1944th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 944th year of the 2nd millennium, the 44th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1940s decade.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
On Friday, August 4, 1944... a car pulled up in front of a spice warehouse at 263 Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. Inside the car were an Austrian Gestapo officer and his Dutch subordinates, who, acting on a tip-off (whose source has never been identified), had come to arrest the eight Jews who had been hiding for two years in an attic above the warehouse. The eight prisoners were taken to a deportation camp, from where they were sent to Auschwitz. Only one of them, Otto Frank, would survive.