What Happened on April 2, 1945

Historical Events

  • Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Brazil are established

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Waldman, American poet, born in Millville, New Jersey
  • Don Sutton, American Baseball HOF pitcher (MLB All-Star 1972, 73, 75, 77; MLB ERA leader 1980; LA Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers), born in Clio, Alabama (d. 2021)

Linda HuntLinda Hunt (78 years old)

American actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado), born in Morristown, New Jersey

  • Reggie Smith, American baseball outfielder (7 x MLB All Star; World Series 1981; Gold Glove Award 1968; Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, LA Dodgers), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Richard Taruskin, American musicologist (Oxford History of Western Music), and educator, born in New York City (d. 2022) [1]
  • Roger Bootle-Wilbraham, 7th Baron Skelmersdale, British politician
Born in 1945
1945 Highlights

About April 2, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries