On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1945

Historical Events

  • Würzburg, Germany is 90% destroyed, with 5,000 dead, in only 20 minutes by British bombers

Famous Deaths

  • Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (b. 1874)
  • Pierre Drieu la Rochelle, French writer/poet, commits suicide at 52
1945 Highlights

About March 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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