A pile of bodies left to rot in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, found after the camp was liberated by British forces (April 20, 1945). Some 60,000 civilians, most suffering from typhus, typhoid and dysentery, were dying by the hundreds daily, despite the frantic efforts by medical services rushed to the camp.
THE WORLD'S FIRST MILE OF CONCRETE ROAD - Paving Woodward Ave. in Detroit - The Wayne County Rd Com. introduced the world to a new kind of road: Concrete. The only place it could be found that year was Woodward between Six and Seven Mile Roads in Greenfield Twp., which is now northwest Detroit. Construction started April 20, 1909.