What Happened on April 22, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Concentration Camp at Sachsenhausen liberated
  • Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 2-1 for a 4-3 series win; Leafs lead series 3-0 but Wings recover to 3-3 to force a decider

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Dukes, Irish Fine Gael politician, born in Drimnagh, Dublin, Ireland
  • Donald E. Graham, American businessman (Graham Holdings Company, Facebook), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Gielijn Escher, Dutch postage stamp artist, born in Oegstgeest, Netherlands
  • Robert Key, British Conservative Party politician (MP for Salisbury), born in Plymouth, Devon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Kathe Kollwitz, German graphic artist, dies at 77