On This Day

May 9, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Czechoslovakia liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)
  • Nazi propagandist Max Blokzijl arrested

Historic Event

Norwegian nazi collaborators Vidkun Quisling arrested

  • Victory celebration at Red Square

Historic Event

World War II: Hermann Goering is captured by the United States Army

  • World War II: Partisans liberate Ljubljana.
  • World War II: The Channel Islands are formally liberated by the British
  • World War II: The Soviet Union marks Victory Day