On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Stein, President of NYC council (D)
  • Chris Britton, English rock guitarist (Troggs-Rock & Roll Goldmine), born in Hertfordshire
  • 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