This Day in History: 1945-01-03
Allies land on west coast of Burma, capture Akyab. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits France. Cato-Meridian School, New York, installs germicidal lamps in every room. Greek General Nikolaos Plastiras forms government. John Patrick’s “Hasty Heart,” premieres in NYC. US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa. Admiral Chester Nimitz begins planning assaults on Okinawa and Iwo Jima in Japan.