What Happened on March 7, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Attack on car of Netherlands SS Police Chief Hans Rauter by Dutch resistance, Rauter injured
  • Cologne taken by allied armies
  • US 9th Armoured Division attacks Remagen Germany, crosses Rhine
  • Yugoslavia government of Tito forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
  • John Heard, American actor (Home Alone, Cat People, Big), born in Washington D.C. (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Bartels, German writer/racist, dies at 82