Historical Events on May 3, 1945

About May 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 17 days

Historical Events

  • 1st Polish Armoured Division of the Polish Armed Forces in the West occupies Wilhelmshafen in Germany
  • Allies arrest German physicist Werner Heisenberg
  • British troop join in Rangoon
  • World War II: German ship "Cap Arcona" laden with prisoners sunk by Royal Air Force in East Sea, 5,800 killed - one of largest maritime losses of life