On This Day

January 30, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed off Danzig by Soviet sub-c 9,400 die
  • American Rangers and Filipino resistance fighters liberate over 500 Allied POWs from Japanese at Cabanatuan

Birthdays in History

  • Michael Dorris, American novelist & scholar, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1997)

Deaths in History

  • Gottlieb Haberlandt, Austrian botanist, dies at 90
1945 in History