What Happened on September 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
  • 5 resistance fighter executed in Terneuzen
  • Allies liberate Brussels
  • Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign customs Unity treaty

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill travels to Scotland

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard

Famous Birthdays

  • Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed