On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 800 killed as Kamikaze attacked USS Franklin off Japan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler issues "Nero Decree" to destroy all German factories

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • British 36th division conquers Mogok (ruby mine)
  • US Task Force 58 attacks ships near Kobe/Kure

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Nicole Baker, American Playboy playmate (Nov 1966, Playmate of the Year 1967), born in Detroit, Texas
  • Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Fromm, German supreme commander of Reserve army, executed