What Happened on August 31, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies

12th Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies
12th Australian Prime Minister
Robert Menzies

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Welch, rock vocalist/guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well), (d. 2012)
  • Itzhak Perlman, Tel Aviv Israel, violinist/polio victim (14 Grammys)
  • Leonid Ivanovich Popov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 35/37, 40, T-7)
  • Van Morrison, Northern Irish musician
  • [George I] Van Morrison, Belfast, singer (Here Comes the Night)