On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Finland declares war on Nazi Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In the United Kingdom, Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, joins the British Auxiliary Transport Service as a driver.

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
  • Frank Novak, American actor
  • Jaime Tirelli, American actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four), born in NYC, New York
  • Tara Browne, British socialite (d. 1966)
  • Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager

Famous Deaths

  • Lucille La Verne, American actress (b. 1872)
  • Mark Sandrich, American film director, writer and producer (b. 1900)