On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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
  • Rudolph Karel, Czech composer, dies at 64