What happened this day in history April 20, 1945

What are the important events that happened on April 20, 1945? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 20, 1945: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 20, 1945 is the 110th day of the year 1945 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 255 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 7, 1945 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,374.35. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 20, 1945 Historical Events

  • 1945
    World War II: Fuehrerbunker: Adolf Hitler makes his last trip to the surface to award Iron Crosses to boy soldiers of the Hitler Youth.
  • 1945
    World War II: US troops capture Leipzig, Germany, only to later cede the city to the Soviet Union.

Who were born on April 20, 1945?

  • 1945
    Judith O'Dea, American actress
  • 1945
    Michael Brandon, American actor
  • 1945
    Steve Spurrier, American football player and coach

Who died on April 20, 1945?

  • 1945
    Erwin Bumke, German jurist (b. 1874)

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