What Happened on January 16, 1945

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Adolf Hitler moves into the Fuhrerbunker, his underground bunker in Berlin

  • Scottish 52nd land division and 1st Commando brigade-assault at Heinsberg
  • US 1st & 3rd army meet at Houffalise
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kabir Bedi, Pakistani actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Wim Suurbier, Dutch soccer right back (60 caps; Ajax 392 games) and manager (LA Heat, TB Rowdies), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 2020)
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Donnini, British rifleman (Victoria Cross), dies in battle at 19

About January 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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