On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1945

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Elmer Rice's play "Dream Girl" premieres in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Constantino Gaito, Argentinian composer, dies at 67
  • Forrester Harvey, Irish actor (Rebecca, Tarzan, Chump at Oxford), dies at 61
  • Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer & judge, dies on his 69th birthday
  • Josef Kramer, German Nazi war criminal ("The Beast of Belsen"), hanged at 39
1945 Highlights

About December 14, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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