On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1945

Historical Events

  • "Youth for Christ" organizes
  • University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team sets an NCAA record by holding Arkansas State to 6 points in a 75-6 win

Famous Deaths

  • Jac[obus] P. Thijsse, Dutch biologist and educator (Omgang met planten), dies at 79
  • Karl Krafft, Swiss astrologer who was manipulated by the Nazi regime (b. 1900)
1945 Highlights

About January 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn