What Happened on January 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Premier Gerbrandy, exiled in London, tenders his resignation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

World War II: Karl Dönitz launches Operation Hannibal.

Admiral and Navy Commander Karl Dönitz
Admiral and Navy Commander
Karl Dönitz

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Harris, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Helmuth J Moltke, German politician ("July 20th Plot"), executed at 37