On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1945

Historical Events

  • Allies capture Rangoon from the Japanese
  • Soviet troops occupied Prague

Famous Birthdays

  • John Laws, Lord Justice of Appeal (1999- )

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Gl├╝cks, German SS officer and concentration camp administrator, committed suicide at 56
1945 Highlights

About May 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus