On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1945

Historical Events

  • 117 SD-prisoners executed at Savage Farm
  • Chinese 38th division occupies Lashio
  • Erich Honnecker & Erich Hanke flee nazis
  • Federico Garcia Lorca's "La Casa" premieres in Buenos Aires

InventionHistoric Invention

George Nissen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, receives a patent for the first modern trampoline

Inventor and Gymnast George Nissen
Inventor and Gymnast
George Nissen

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Maria Horsford, American actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), born in NYC, New York
  • Hugh Grundy, Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Thijssen, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Savage Farm
  • Rudolf Karel, Czech composer (Three Hairs of the Wise Old Man), dies of dysentery and pneumonia while in Theresienstadt concentration camp at 64
1945 Highlights

About March 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces