January 3, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Victory in battleRaising the Flag on Iwo Jima

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz begins planning assaults on Okinawa and Iwo Jima in Japan

  • Allies land on west coast of Burma, conquer Akyab

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Premier Winston Churchill visits France

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Cato-Meridian School, NY, installs germicidal lamps in every room
  • Greek General Plastiras forms government
  • John Patrick's "Hasty Heart," premieres in NYC
  • US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa

Deaths in History

  • Edgar Cayce, American psychic (b. 1877)
  • Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, Polish writer (b. 1879)