What Happened on January 6, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Appel, American novelist, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Barry John, Welsh rugby player, born in Cefneithin, United Kingdom
  • Barry Lopez, American author (Of Wolves & Men), born in Port Chester, New York
  • PepĂ© Le Pew, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Odor-able Kitty"
Born in 1945

Famous Weddings

Barbara Bush & George H. W. Bush

Future 41st US President George H. W. Bush (20) weds Barbara Pierce (19) at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Frank, mother of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, dies from starvation at the age of 44
  • Vladimir Vernadsky, Russian mineralogist (b. 1863)
1945 Highlights

About January 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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