What Happened on December 23, 1945

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII encyclical Orientals omnes, about Rutheense church

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald A. Ritchie, American Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, born in NYC, New York
  • Georges Aperghis, Greek composer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Richard Wohlhuter, 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1976), born in St. Charles, Illinois
  • Ron Bushy, American rock drummer (Iron Butterfly - “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39
1945 Highlights

About December 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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