On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1945

Historical Events

  • Allied ships bomb North-Sumatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Elis Regina (Costa), Brazilian pop-samba-bossa nova singer ("Arrastão" - "Pull the Trawling Net"), born in Porto Alegre, Brazil (d. 1982)
  • Michael Hayden, American general and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1945 Highlights

About March 17, 1945

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

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