What Happened on January 3, 1945

Historical Events

  • Allies land on west coast of Burma, conquer Akyab

Event of Interest

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits France

  • Cato-Meridian School, New York, installs germicidal lamps in every room
  • Greek General Plastiras forms government
  • John Patrick's play "The Hasty Heart" premieres in NYC
  • US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen Stills, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth"; Crosby, Stills & Nash - "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"), born in Dallas, Texas
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Cayce, American psychic (b. 1877)
  • Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, Polish writer (Lenin: God of the Godless), dies at 68
  • Théodore "Fyodor" Akimenko, Ukrainian composer, dies at 68

About January 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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