Monday 26 March 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mikhail Voronin .
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1945 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Mikhail Voronin: USSR -- Horse vault gymnist (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Isaack Stouten: resistance fighter, shot to death at age 29.
- British Premier Churchill looks over at the Rhine (near Ginsberg)
- Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima
- The last Japanese defenders on Iwo Jima are wiped out. Only 200 of the original 22,000 Japanese defenders were captured alive. More than 6,000 Americans died taking Iwo Jima, and some 17,000 were wounded.
- Kamikazes attack US battle fleet near Kerama Retto.
- De Paul wins NIT basketball championship, George Mikan scores 34.
- US 7th Army crosses Rhine at Worms.
- Generals Eisenhower/Bradley/Patton attack at Remagen on the Rhine.
- Venray soccer team forms.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Martha Tilton - I Should Care
- (All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings - Johnnie Johnston
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