On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1945

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, Australian cricket batsman (20 Tests @ 40.37, top score 170no; 9 ODIs), born in Perth Western Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey Bartlett Gaul, American composer, dies at 64
1945 Highlights

About December 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius