On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1945

Historical Events

  • Germans execute resistance fighters in Amsterdam
  • US jeep-aircraft carrier Ommaney Bay sinks after Japanese kamikaze attack

Famous Birthdays

  • JayDee Maness, American pedal steel guitar player (Desert Rose Band - "Love Reunited"), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Richard R. Schrock, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Vesa-Matti Loiri, Finnish entertainer
1945 Highlights

About January 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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