Daily Archives: May 9, 2015

The Beatles film four exterior scenes for ‘Help!’ film 50 years ago today (May 9 1965)


Video: 'Help 1965' (May 9, 1965, at 11:09-11:49; 16:24-16:33; 17:42-18:38; 22:43-22:52)

(Sunday, May 9, 1965) — The Beatles filmed a number of scenes for their second feature film Help! today in London and St Margaret’s, Twickenham. Continue reading The Beatles film four exterior scenes for ‘Help!’ film 50 years ago today (May 9 1965)

President Andrew Johnson declares American Civil War ‘virtually at an end’ 150 years ago today (May 9 1865)

(Tuesday, May 9, 1865; during the American Civil War) — U.S. President Andrew Johnson issued a proclamation today declaring the American Civil War may be regarded as “virtually at an end” and that nations or ships still harboring fugitives would be denied entry into U.S. ports. Persons found aboard such vessels would no longer be given immunity from prosecution of their crimes.

Stutthof becomes last Nazi concentration camp liberated by Allies 70 years ago today (May 9 1945)


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(Wednesday, May 9, 1945; part of The Holocaust during World War II) — The Stutthof concentration camp, built in a secluded, wet, and wooded area near the small town of Sztutowo (Stutthof) 34 km (21 mi) east of the city of Gdansk in northern Poland, was liberated today by Soviet forces. Continue reading Stutthof becomes last Nazi concentration camp liberated by Allies 70 years ago today (May 9 1945)

Oskar Schindler’s labor camp Brünnlitz liberated 70 years ago today (May 9 1945)


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(Wednesday, May 9, 1945; part of The Holocaust during World War II) — The labor camp Brünnlitz, a sub-camp of the Nazi concentration camp Gross-Rosen located in the village of Brnenec in the Czech Republic where 1,200 Jews worked in a munitions factory, was liberated today by Soviet troops about 11 hours after their protector Oskar Schindler escaped. Continue reading Oskar Schindler’s labor camp Brünnlitz liberated 70 years ago today (May 9 1945)