On This Day

January 23, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Dutch Premier Gerbrandy, exiled in London, tenders his resignation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

World War II: Karl Dönitz launches Operation Hannibal.

Naval Commander and Nazi leader Karl Dönitz
Naval Commander and Nazi leader
Karl Dönitz

Birthdays in History

  • Mike Harris, Canadian politician

Deaths in History

  • Helmuth J Moltke, German politician ("July 20th Plot"), executed at 37
1945 in History