On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1945

Historical Events

  • Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon "Odor-able Kitty"
  • Surprise attack on Liese-Aktion-office on Marnix St, Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Spottiswoode, Canadian-British film director, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Sam Wyche, American NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals 1984-91; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1992-95; introduced no-huddle offence), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2020)
1945 Highlights

About January 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn