On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1945

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

World War II: Karl Dönitz launches Operation Hannibal.

Naval Commander and Nazi leader Karl Dönitz
Naval Commander and Nazi leader
Karl Dönitz

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Harris, Canadian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Helmuth J Moltke, German politician ("July 20th Plot"), executed at 37
1945 Highlights

About January 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius