On This Day

January 27, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Nazi occupiers forbid food transport to West (The Netherlands)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet troops liberate Auschwitz and Birkenau Concentration Camps in Poland

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • Wally van Hall, Dutch banker and resistance leader, arrested

Birthdays in History

  • Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)
  • Mairead Corrigan-Maguire, North Irish peace activist (Nobel 1976)

Deaths in History

  • Antal Szerb, Hungarian author and historian, dies at 43
1945 in History