On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Marks, British drug dealer and author (Mr Nice), born in Kenfig Hill, Wales (d. 2016)
  • Lars Engqvist, Swedish politician (Minister of Health and Social Affairs), born in Sala, Sweden
  • Robin Jackman, English cricket seam bowler (4 Tests, 14 wickets; 15 ODIs; Surrey), born in Simla, India (d. 2020)
1945 Highlights

About August 13, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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