What Happened on March 5, 1945

Historical Events

  • Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands
  • US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne
  • US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
  • World War II: The Battle of the Ruhr begins.
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy Matson, American field athlete (Olympic gold shot putt 1968), born in Pampa, Texas
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Lena Baker, American murderer, convicted of capital murder of her employer, Ernest Knight, dies at 44

About March 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces