On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1945

Historical Events

  • Burma highway reopens
  • Heavy US air raid on Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Wolfenstein, German writer, dies at 61
  • Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
  • Else Lasker-Schuler, German-born poet (b. 1869)
  • Johan Eykman, theologist (World Church), dies at 52
1945 Highlights

About January 22, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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