April 5, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 140 Lancasters bomb aircraft factory in Toulouse
  • World War II: 270 inhabitants of the Greek town of Kleisoura are executed by the Germans.

Birthdays in History

  • Ann [Elizabeth] Maxwell, US, sci-fi author (Jaws of Menx)
  • James Buckley, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Pedro Rossello, Puerto Rican politician
  • Peter T King, (Rep-R-New York)

Deaths in History

  • Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90