What Happened on January 25, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dan Topping, Del Webb & Larry MacPhail purchase NY Yanks for $2.8 mil
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan, becomes 1st US city to fluoridate its water
  • Japanese occupiers of Batavia arrest Indo-European youths
  • NY Yankees sold by Ruppert estate to construction magnate Del Webb and partners Dan Topping and Larry MacPhail for $2.8 million
  • West Africa 82nd division occupies Myohaung, Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Leigh Taylor-Young, actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas), born in Washington, D.C.