What Happened on January 23, 1945

Historical Events

  • Dutch Premier Pieter Gerbrandy, exiled in London, tenders his resignation

Event of Interest

World War II: Karl Dönitz launches Operation Hannibal to evacuate German soldiers and civilians from Prussia by sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Harris, Canadian lawyer and politician (Premier of Ontario, 1995-2002), born in Toronto, Ontario
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Helmuth James von Moltke, German jurist who opposed Nazi (July 20th Plot), executed at 37

About January 23, 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: Aquarius