April 12, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Canadian troops liberate Nazi concentration camp Westerbork, Netherlands
  • Richard Strauss completes his "Metamorphosis"

Birthdays in History

  • Hilary Nicolle, educationist
  • Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organization, born in Seoul, South Korea (d. 2006)

Deaths in History


Person of interestFranklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd US President (D) (1933-1945), dies in office of a stroke at 63

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt