On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1945

Historical Events

  • American planes bomb Tokyo & damage the Imperial Palace
  • US Marines attack Yae-Take, the tallest mountain on Okinawa's Motobu Peninsula
  • World War II: US 7th Army & allies forces capture Nuremberg & Stuttgart in Germany

Famous Birthdays

Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Rainbow - "Stone Cold"; Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"), born in Weston-super-Mare, England

  • Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa, born in Lepa, Samoa
1945 Highlights

About April 14, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries