What Happened on March 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

BattleFirebombing of Tokyo

334 US B-29 Superfortresses attack Tokyo with 120,000 fire bombs

  • Japanese proclaim "independence" of Indo-China

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Rader, American serial killer
  • Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
  • Robert Calvert, South African-British writer and musician (Hawkwind), born in Pretoria (d. 1988)
  • Robin Trower, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale), born in London, England