On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British 43rd Division under General Hubert Essame occupies Xanten
  • Chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi
  • US infantry regiment captures Mönchengladbach

Conference of InterestYalta Conference

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces success of Yalta Conference
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Conference of the Big Three at Yalta (from left to right) Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin
Conference of the Big Three at Yalta (from left to right) Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • Dirk Benedict, American actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica), born in Helena, Montana