What Happened on March 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Generals Eisenhower, Patton & Patch meet in Luneville

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton
  • US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne
  • US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
  • World War II: The Battle of the Ruhr begins.

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy Matson, American shot putter (Olympic gold 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Lena Baker, American murderer (b. 1901)