April 18, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propaganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops
  • Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Bolivia established
  • Epe freed (by corporal G van Aken)

Birthdays in History

  • Margaret Hassan, Irish-born aid worker (d. 2004)

Deaths in History

  • Ernie Pyle, American correspondent during WW II (Pulitzer Prize 1944), dies at 44
  • John Ambrose Fleming, electrical engineer, dies