What Happened on May 9, 1945

Historical Events

  • Czechoslovakia liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)
  • Nazi propagandist Max Blokzijl arrested
  • New balata ball used in baseball, 50% livilier

Quisling Arrested

Norwegian Nazi collaborator Vidkun Quisling arrested

  • Victory celebration at Red Square

Goering Captured

World War II: Hermann Goering is captured by the United States Army

  • World War II: Partisans liberate Ljubljana.
  • World War II: The Channel Islands are formally liberated by the British
  • World War II: The Soviet Union marks Victory Day
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Katz, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1945

About May 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus