On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1945

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Harry Truman appoints Irwin C Mollison judge of US Customs Court
  • London, Washington and Moscow discuss final phase of World War II
  • US 76th/5th Infantry divisions begin crossing Sauer

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Davies, British rugby player
  • Ian Jack, Scottish journalist
  • Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (In the Name of the Father, Inception), born in Warrington, England (d. 2011)
1945 Highlights

About February 7, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius