On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts win their 6th title with a 35-0 shutout of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBette Midler

Bette Midler, American actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
Actress and Singer
Bette Midler
  • John Densmore, LA, drummer (Doors-C'mon Light My Fire)
  • Ross Edwards, cricketer (Aussie middle-order bat of the 70's)

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey Bartlett Gaul, American composer, dies at 64