What Happened on August 31, 1945

Historical Events

Liberal Party Founded

The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Welch, American rock vocalist, guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • Donyale Luna [Peggy Ann Freeman], American model and actress "the first Black supermodel", born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1979) [1]
  • Itzhak Perlman, Israeli Grammy Award-winning violinist, and polio survivor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Leonid Popov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 35/37, 40, T-7), born in Oleksandriia, Ukrainian SSR. Soviet Union

Van Morrison (78 years old)

Northern Irish singer-songwriter (Astral Weeks; "Moondance"; "Brown-Eyed Girl"), born in Bloomfield, Belfast

Born in 1945
1945 Highlights

About August 31, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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