On This Day

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

  • Pete Christlieb, American jazz bebop saxophonist (Deacon Blues, Unforgettable), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Upproret), dies at 45
1945 Highlights

About February 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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