On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1945

Historical Events

  • American planes bomb Tokyo & damage the Imperial Palace
  • US forces conquered Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
  • US Marines attack Yae Take on Okinawa
  • World War II: US 7th Army & allies forces capture Nuremberg & Stuttgart in Germany

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRitchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple), born in Weston-super-Mare, England

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

About April 14, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries