What Happened on March 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • RAF bombing error hits The Hague killing 511
  • Roermond & Venlo, Netherlands, liberated
  • US & Philippine forces recaptures Corregidor
  • US 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill visits Field Marshal Montgomery's headquarters

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Farooq Hamid, cricketer (1-107 in Test, Pakistan v Australia 1964)
  • Hattie Winston, actress (Nurse, Electric Company), born in Greenville, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Vanderpoorten, Flemish Internal minister (1940), dies at 61
  • Koos Speenhoff, Dutch singer, killed in bombing raid at 75