On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1945

Historical Events

  • Grand Rapids, Michigan, becomes 1st US city to fluoridate its water
  • Japanese occupiers of Batavia arrest Indo-European youths
  • NY Yankees sold by Ruppert estate to construction magnate Del Webb and partners Dan Topping and Larry MacPhail for $2.8 million
  • West Africa 82nd division occupies Myohaung, Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Leigh Taylor-Young, American actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Walt Wesley, American NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers), born in Fort Myers, Florida
1945 Highlights

About January 25, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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