September 5, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
  • 5 resistance fighter executed in Terneuzen
  • Allies liberate Brussels
  • Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign customs Unity treaty

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill travels to Scotland

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard

Birthdays in History

  • Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)

Deaths in History

  • Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed