Monday 12 March 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans van and Jim Sharman.
The House of Fear, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Hans van: Emden; Dutch guitarist (Les Baroques).
- Jim Sharman: Australian theatre and film director, producer and writer.
- Anne Summers: Australian feminine activist, one of the first people to lead a women's liberation group in her hometown of Adelaide, and to establish a women's refuge in Sydney.
- Sammy Gravano: American organized crime figure.
- George Jackson: American Black Panther Party figure (Born 1941).
- 30 Amsterdammers executed by German occupiers.
- New York is first to prohibit discrimination by race and creed in employment.
- USSR returns Transylvania to Romania.
- Swinemünde is destroyed by the USAAF killing an estimated 8,000 to 23,000 civilians, mostly refugees saved by Operation Hannibal
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