Historical Events on April 30, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio
  • Concentration camp Munchen-Allag freed
  • Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) calls for crusade against the Bolsheviks
  • Record 48 U-boats sunk by the Allies this month
  • Red Army occupies Demmin

Victory in battleRaising a Flag over the Reichstag

Red Army opens attack on German Reichstag building in Berlin

  • Soviet Army frees Ravensbruck concentration camp
  • US troops attack the Elbe