On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1945

Historical Events

  • US 70th Infantry Division captures Saarbrucken, immediately prior the invasion of Germany by the western Allies

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Bartholomay, American fighter pilot
  • Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author
  • Pat Riley, American NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Tim Yeo, British MP/under-sect (State of Environment)
1945 Highlights

About March 20, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces