On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1945

Historical Events

  • 1945 NFL Draft: Charley Trippi from University of Georgia first pick by Chicago Cardinals
  • Dutch Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Walker, Scottish auto racing team owner (President of operations and competition of IndyCar), born in Leven, Scotland
1945 Highlights

About April 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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