Scottish engineer John Logie Baird developed the first color picture tube.
The Mark 2 Colossus computer became operational on June 1, 1944.
The Harvard Mark I computer was officially presented at Harvard University on August 7, 1944. The relay-based Harvard-IBM MARK I, a large programmable-controlled calculating machine, provides vital calculations for the U.S. Navy. Grace Hopper becomes its programmer.
American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is formed.
Jay Forrester builds the Whirlwind, a flight simulator that is the first real-time interactive electronic device.
The War rages on…
Top Movie of 1944:
Top U.S. song of 1944: Swinging on a star – Bing Crosby