May 9, 1945: Day of the Week
May 9, 1945 was the 129th day of the year 1945 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 236 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 74 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $12,624.50 today.
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Here’s the May 1945 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1945 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
May 9, 1945 Historical Event(s)
- 1945World War II: Ratification in Berlin-Karlshorst of the German unconditional surrender of May 8 in Rheims, France, with the signatures of Marshal Georgy Zhukov for the Soviet Union, and for the Western Headquarters Sir Arthur Tedder, British Air Marshal and Eisenhower’s deputy, and for the German side of Colonel-General Hans-Jürgen Stumpff as the representative of the Luftwaffe, Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel as the Chief of Staff of OKW, and Admiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg as Commander-in-Chief of the Kriegsmarine.
- 1945World War II: The Channel Islands are liberated by the British after five years of German occupation.
Who was born on May 9, 1945?
- 1945Steve Katz, American musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
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