What Happened on August 18, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sukarno elected 1st President of Indonesia by the Preparatory Committee for Indonesian Independence (PPKI)

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Harris, US singer (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
  • Sarah Dash, rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Bluebirds), born in Trenton, New Jersey