What Happened on March 15, 1945

Historical Events

  • As a symbol of wartime baseball, Bert Shepard (one-legged WWII veteran) begins a successful tryout as a pitcher for the Washington Senators
  • Billboard publishes its 1st album chart (King Cole Trio is #1)
  • Catholic University of Nijmegen reopens
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • A. K. Faezul Huq, Bengali lawyer and politician (d. 2007)
  • J├Ârgen Sundelin, Swedish yachtsmen (Olympic gold 5.5m class 1968; World C'ship gold Dragon class 1971), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Bernard Wiardi Beckman, Dutch resistance fighter and politician (SDAP), dies at Dachau concentration camp at 41

About March 15, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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