On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1945

Historical Events

  • Frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London
  • 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
  • Ronald Bushy, American rock drummer (Iron Butterfly), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

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

About December 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn