- Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)
- Canadian troops conquer Deventer
- General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"
- German troops attack Ijsselbrug
- NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge
- US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa
- William Schuman & Antony Tudors ballet premieres in NYC
Day of the Week: Tuesday