On This Day

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 Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1972, 73, 75, 77; MLB ERA leader 1980; LA Dodgers), born in Clio, Alabama (d. 2021)
  • Linda Hunt, 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
  • Roger Bootle-Wilbraham, 7th Baron Skelmersdale, British politician
1945 Highlights

About April 2, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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