What Happened on February 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • -Feb 10] Germany destroys Ruhrdammen
  • The Battle of the Atlantic: HMS Venturer sinks U-Boat 864 off the coast of Norway.
  • WAAF-corporal flies along the tail of a Spitfire

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bergey, American NFL player, born in South Dayton, New York
  • Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)

Famous Deaths

  • George J L Maduro, resistance fighter (Madurodam), dies in Dachau
  • Jan Bakker, resistance fighter, executed at 26