What Happened on April 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of Indonesia Merdeka publishes
  • Canadian troops free Doetinchem, Enschede, Borculo & Eibergen
  • Ruhrgebied sealed off by US 1st & 9th army
  • Sons of Elburger Soccer team forms in Elburg
  • US forces invade Okinawa during WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather Young, Bremerton Wash, actress (Betty-Land of Giants)
  • Kenny Buttrey, American influential drummer, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2004)