What Happened on April 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Albert B "Happy" Chandler is named 2nd baseball commissioner
  • Delegates of 46 countries gather in SF (to discuss UN)

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Clifford, rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
  • Doug Riley, Canadian musician (d. 2007)
  • Eugene O'Brien, composer
  • Robert Knight, American singer (Everlasting Love), born in Franklin, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Anton de Kom, Suriname resistance fighter, dies at 47
  • Hubert Bath, composer, dies at 61