January 15, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Every Amsterdammer gets 3 kg of sugar beets
  • Red Army frees Crakow-Plaszow concentration camp
  • The Manhattan Project's G-5 Group, headed by Physicist's Donald Kerst and Seth Neddermeyer, take their first betatron pictures of a nuclear implosion at the Los Alamos Laboratory

Birthdays in History

  • Princess Michael of Kent, British royal
  • Vince Foster, American lawyer (d. 1993), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • William R. Higgins, USMC colonel (d. 1990)