Famous Deaths on April 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist/antifascist, hanged
  • Georg Elser, failed assassin of Hitler (b. 1903)
  • Hans Oster, German major-general/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged
  • Hans von Dohnanyi, "July 20th plotter", hanged
  • Wilhelm Canaris, Admiral/headed Germany Abwehr, hanged