On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1945

Historical Events

Historic Event

Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented (and never to be repeated) 4th term as US President

  • The Hungarian Provisional Government concludes an armistice with the USSR, US, and Britain, agree to pay reparations and to join the war against Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Martin-Jenkins, British cricket journalist and broadcaster (President MCC; BBC Radio), born in Peterborough, England (d. 2013)
  • Eric Stewart, English rock singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer (10cc - "I'm Not in Love"), born in Droylsden, United Kingdom
1945 Highlights

About January 20, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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