On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1945

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

American golfer Byron Nelson wins Canadian Open at Uplands & Thornhill CC for a record 11th consecutive PGA victory, on way to record season tally of 18

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson
  • Red Sox outfielder Tom McBride drives in MLB record tying 6 runs in an inning (4th) during 15-4 win v Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • John Qace Hardbattle, political activist
1945 Highlights

About August 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo