On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1945

Historical Events

  • German forces in Belgium retreat in Battle of Bulge
  • The Soviets begin a large offensive against the Nazis in Eastern Europe
  • US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Japanese ships in Battle of South China Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Maggie Bell, Scottish rock vocalist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
1945 Highlights

About January 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn