What Happened on August 19, 1945

Historical Events

Sports History

Phillies Jimmie Foxx, 37, pitches 1st 7 innings vs Reds & wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Gillan, English heavy metal and rock singer (Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"; Jesus Christ Superstar), born in London
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (founder of Villa Lo Burgos), dies at 69
1945 Highlights

About August 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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