On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1945

Historical Events

  • Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java
  • General "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell and truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China
  • Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • José Luis Perales, Spanish pop singer-songwriter ("Quisiera Decir tu Nombre" (I Would Like to Say Your Name)), born Castejón, Spain
  • Nick Raynsford, British MP
  • Robert Wyatt, English progressive rock musician (Soft Machine), born in Bristol, England
1945 Highlights

About January 28, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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