February 9, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • -Feb 10] Germany destroys Ruhrdammen
  • The Battle of the Atlantic: HMS Venturer sinks U-Boat 864 off the coast of Norway
  • WAAF-corporal flies along the tail of a Spitfire

Birthdays in History

  • Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)

Deaths in History

  • George Maduro, Dutch Antillian resistance fighter (Madurodam), dies in Dachau at 28
  • Jan Bakker, resistance fighter, executed at 26