March 8, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • "Kiss Me Kate" opens in Britain
  • 53 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
  • International Women's Day is 1st observed
  • Phyllis M Daley is 1st black nurse sworn-in as US Navy ensign

Birthdays in History

  • Anselm Kiefer, German painter
  • Jim Chapman, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1985-1997), born in Washington, District of Columbia

Deaths in History

  • H J Jamin, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Buchenwald
  • Jan Beekes, resistance fighter, executed at 26