Monday 9 April 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Steve Gadd: American drummer (Stuff Steps Ahead and Sunlightsquare).
- Peter Gammons: American sports journalist.
- Petter Sundt: Norwegian shipowner and businessman.
- Gus Hardin [Carol Ann Blankenship] in Tulsa: Oklahoma, USA; country singer.
- Georg Elser: failed assassin of Hitler (Born 1903).
- Hans von Dohnanyi: German jurist, member of the German Resistance (Born 1902).
- Karl Sack: German jurist, member of the German Resistance (Born 1896).
- Hans Oster: German General, member of the German Resistance (Born 1887).
- Wilhelm Canaris: German military Admiral; involved in the assassination attempt against Hitler on 7/20/1944.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer: German clergyman, theological scholar, writer and member of the resistance movement against the Nazi regime during World War II. He graduated from the University of Berlin in 1927 and subsequently lectured there and in Barcelona, where, in 1929, he became curate of a German congregation. In 1931 he attended Union Theological Seminary in New York for one year and was ordained in Berlin in November 1931. He helped organize the Pastors' Emergency League in England, and became pastor of churches in
- Battleship Admiral Scheer sinks British aircraft carrier
- NFL requires players to wear long stockings.
- The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission is formed.
- Liberty ship at Bari, Italy, carrying aerial bombs, explodes, kills 360.
- World War II: The German pocket battleship Admiral Scheer is sunk.
- The United States Atomic Energy Commission is formed.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Don't Care Who Knows It - Harry James & His Orchestra
- Stuff Like That There - Betty Hutton
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