What Happened on May 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German forces in Bavaria surrender unconditionally to American commander Jacob L. Devers
  • German forces in Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands surrender unconditionally to British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery at Luneburg Heath

Famous Birthdays

  • George Wadenius, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Monika van Paemel, Belgian writer (Accursed Fathers)
  • Narasimhan Ram, Indian journalist