On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1945

Historical Events

  • Allied air attack on Goch, Kleef, Kalkar and Reichswald

Agreement of Interest

Paul Brown agrees to coach the new American football expansion team in Cleveland, which would later be named the Cleveland Browns after their coach

Famous Birthdays

  • Taffy Thomas, Welsh thoroughbred jockey (Singapore Gold Cup 1977, Vernons Sprint Cup 1978, King's Stand Stakes 1983), born in Caernarvon, Wales (d. 2022)
1945 Highlights

About February 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius