On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1945

Historical Events

  • Special Court of justice convicts Dutch Nazi leader Mussert to death

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ward, English rock musician, born in Nottingham, England
  • Karl Edward Wagner, American sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 1994)
  • Susi Hush, English television producer, born in Thurgoland, Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Tony Williams, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
1945 Highlights

About December 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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