What Happened on April 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)
  • Canadian troops conquer Deventer
  • General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"
  • German troops attack Ijsselbrug
  • NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge
  • US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa
  • William Schuman & Antony Tudor's ballet premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Vera Misevich, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Nordhoff, English-born writer (b. 1887)
  • Hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63