On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1945

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship, Cleveland Stadium: Cleveland Rams beat Washington Redskins, 15-14; last game before Rams move west to Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby George, English darts player (BDO World C'ship 1980, 84 runner-up), born in Manor Park, Essex, England
  • Patti Deutsch, American actress and Match Game panelist
  • Tony Hicks, British rock guitarist (The Hollies), born in Nelson, England
  • Yukio Hattori, Japanese Iron Chef commentator

Famous Deaths

  • Fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/PM (1937-39, 40-41), commits harakiri
  • Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist and founder of Fiat, dies at 79
1945 Highlights

About December 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius