What Happened on April 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Almelo in The Netherlands is freed
  • Kuniaki Koiso resigns as Prime Minister of Japan; replaced by Kantaro Suzuki

Famous Birthdays

  • Tommy Smith, English footballer (Liverpool), born in Liverpool, Merseyside

Famous Deaths

  • Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer, dies at 41
  • Karl Otto Koch, German SS-officer, dies at 47