What Happened on January 26, 1945

Historical Events

Historic Event

Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • (Jacqueline) "Jacki" Ray, American model and actress (In Like Flint; Magnum, P.I.), born in Burbank, CAlifornia
  • Ashley Hutchings, British folk-rock bassist, vocalist, songwriter, and record producer (Fairport Convention; Steeleye Span), born in Southgate, London England
  • Barbara Kruger, American conceptual artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jacqueline du PrĂ©, British concert cellist, born in Oxford, England (d. 1987)
  • Marti Caine [Lynne Stringer], British comedienne, singer and television host, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1995)
1945 Highlights

About January 26, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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