On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1945

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

17th Academy Awards: "Going My Way", Bing Crosby & Ingrid Bergman win

Actress Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • Bert Shepard (1 legged WW II vet) tries out as a pitcher for Senators
  • Billboard publishes its 1st album chart (King Cole Trio is #1)
  • Catholic University of Nijmegen reopens
  • Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain NY

Famous Birthdays

  • A. K. Faezul Huq, Bengali lawyer and politician (d. 2007)
  • Jorgen Sundelin, Swedish yachtsmen (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Tracy Smith, long-distance runner, born in Altadena, California)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Bernard Wiardi Beckman, Dutch resistance fighter and politician (SDAP), dies at 41
1945 Highlights

About March 15, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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