On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1945

Historical Events

  • LA Railway (with 5 streetcar lines) forced to close
  • No one is elected to baseball's Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Colonel DeBeers [Edward Wiskoski], American professional wrestler, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Gunther von Hagens [Gunther Gerhard Liebchen], German anatomist who invented the plastination technique for preserving tissue specimens, born in Alt-Skalden, Nazi Germany

Person of interestRod Stewart

Rod Stewart, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I'm Sexy), born in London, England

Singer Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart
  • Spider Sabich, American alpine skier (Olympics 1968; shot by actress Claudine Longet), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Borchardt, writer, dies at 67
1945 Highlights

About January 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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