On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride
  • German occupiers flood Beemster & Fencer
  • Soviet artillery begins shelling Berlin
  • US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg
  • US forces conquer Motobu peninsula on Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Winston [James Langwith], British organist and actor (Doctor Who, Small Faces), born in London, England
  • Michael Brandon, American actor (Dempsey and Makepeace), born in Brooklyn, New York