What Happened on March 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


  • Würzburg, Germany is 90% destroyed, with 5,000 dead, in only 20 minutes by British bombers.

Famous Deaths

  • Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (b. 1874)
  • Pierre Drieu la Rochelle, French writer/poet, commits suicide at 52