On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1945

Historical Events

  • Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Kruger, American conceptual artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jacqueline du PrĂ©, English cellist, born in Oxford, United Kingdom (d. 1987)
  • Mick Hill, Australian cricketer (NSW all-rounder 1964-75), born in Greensborough, Australia
1945 Highlights

About January 26, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius