What Happened on June 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 6th US Marine division occupies Orokoe Peninsula Okinawa
  • US, Soviet Union, Britain and France agree to divide up occupied Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Braxton, American jazz musician and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Daniel Topolski, writer/photographer/rowing coach
  • Gordon Waller, Scotland, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love)
  • Ivan "Ironman" Stewart, Mickey Thompson off-road champ (1983, 84, 90)
  • Margaret Impert, Horseheads NY, actress (Maggie, Spencer's Pilots)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), dies at 66