On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1945

Historical Events

  • 30 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
  • Italy's Communist Party (CPI) calls for armed uprising in Italy
  • NY is 1st to prohibit discrimination by race and creed in employment
  • USSR returns Transylvania to Romania

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans van Emden, Dutch rock guitarist (Les Baroques - "Such A Cad")
  • Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, American mobster who testified against John Gotti, born in Brooklyn, New York
1945 Highlights

About March 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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