January 27, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Nazi occupiers forbid food transport to West (The Netherlands)
  • Soviet troops liberate Auschwitz and Birkenau Concentration Camps in Poland
  • 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)