What Happened on February 16, 1945

Historical Events

  • US forces land on Corregidor, complete conquest on March 3
  • Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Morales, Uruguayan soccer striker (24 caps; Racing Montevideo, Nacional, Austria Wien), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2022)
  • Pete Christlieb, American jazz bebop and session saxophonist (Steely Dan - "Deacon Blues; "FM"; Natalie Cole; Quincy Jones; Tom Scott; Tom Waits - "Nighthawks at the Diner"), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Upproret), dies at 45

About February 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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