On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Japanese flying bombs (ochas) attack Okinawa
  • During WW II Allied bombers begin 4-day raid over Germany
  • Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police

Famous Birthdays

  • Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Humphrey Bogart (44) marries actress Lauren Bacall (20)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Nebe, German SS officer, dies at 50
  • J Woortman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen at 39