On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) reports total German victory in the Ardennes
  • The last surface engagement between Allies and Japanese in the Pacific campaign, World War II

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Cousins [David Joseph Hindson], English singer-songwriter (Strawbs), born in Hounslow, England
  • Dick Marty, Swiss politician & prosecutor, born in Sorengo, Switzerland
  • Raila Odinga, Kenyan politician, Prime Minister of Kenya (2008-2013), born in Maseno, Kenya
  • Tony Conigliaro, American baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Revere, Massachusetts (d. 1990)