April 5, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 140 Lancasters bomb aircraft factory in Toulouse
  • World War II: 270 inhabitants of the Greek town of Kleisoura are executed by the Germans

Birthdays in History

  • Ann Maxwell, American sci-fi author (Jaws of Menx), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • James Buckley, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Pedro Rossell√≥, Puerto Rican politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Puerto Rico, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Peter T. King, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York, born in Manhattan, New York

Deaths in History

  • Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90