On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1945

Historical Events

  • Violent battles around Sugar Loaf and Half Moon, Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Brewster H Shaw Jr, Mich, Col USAF/astro (STS-9, STS 61B, STS-28)
  • James Moran, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • Nicky Chinn, English songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)
1945 Highlights

About May 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus