April 21, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory
  • He Shima Okinawa conquered in 5 days, 5,000 die
  • Ivor Novello's "Perchance to Dream" premieres in London
  • Russian army arrives at outskirts of Berlin
  • US 7th Army reaches Nuremberg

Deaths in History

  • John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25