On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1945

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
  • John Jacobs, American golfer (PGA Senior C’ship 2003), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress, born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • William Grover-Williams, British racing driver
1945 Highlights

About March 18, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces