On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1945

Historical Events

  • Russian Red Army crosses the river Oder
  • US 8th Air Force bombs Magdeburg/Chemnitz

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBob Marley

Bob Marley, Jamaican reggae musician (Exodus, One Love), born in Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica (d. 1981)

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • Paul Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
1945 Highlights

About February 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius