On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1945

Historical Events

  • British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Stein, President of NYC council (D)
  • Chris Britton, British rock guitarist (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), born in Watford, England
  • Martin Shaw, British actor (The Chief, Inspector George Gently), born in Birmingham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Rash Behari Bose, Indian revolutionary leader against the British Raj in India, dies at 58
1945 Highlights

About January 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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