April 29, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • First food drop by RAF above Nazi-occupied Holland (Operation Manna)
  • German armies in Italy sign an unconditional surrender to the Western Allies to be carried out on 2 May
  • Japanese army evacuates Rangoon
  • US Army liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany
  • Venice & Mestre captured by the Allies

Birthdays in History

  • Hugh Hopper, rocker (Soft Machine)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Adolf Hitler (56) marries Eva Braun (33) in the Führerbunker, Berlin

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Deaths in History

  • Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, German SS officer (b. 1893)