What Happened on April 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Coevorden freed from Nazis
  • Giant Japanese battleship Yamato heads to Okinawa
  • Massive kamikaze attack on US battle fleet near Okinawa
  • US marines explore Tsugen Shima near Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Neal Boortz, American talk radio personality
  • Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42