What Happened on April 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Hengelo freed from Nazi control by Canadian army
  • Nazis begin evacuation of camp Buchenwald
  • US 1st army conquers Hofgeismar

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Spaak, France, actress (Libertine, Hotel, Circle of Love)
  • Richard Manuel, rock pianist/vocalist (Band-Up on Cripple Creek)
  • Wim J Deetman, Dutch minister of education/MP (CDA)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Vienna Verbatim), dies at 43