On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1,250 US bombers attacks Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maurice "Rocket" Richard becomes the 1st NHLer to score 50 goals

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
  • US Task Force 58 attacks targets on Kiushu

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksey Vakhonin, USSR, bantam weight (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Eric Woolfson, Scottish singer and producer (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Glasgow (d. 2009)
  • Hiroh Kikai, Japanese photographer
  • Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress, born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • William Grover-Williams, British racing driver