On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • John Till, Canadian musician, born in Stratford, Canada
  • Lemmy [Ian Fraser Kilmister], British heavy metal musician (Motörhead), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • Nicholas Meyer, American writer & director (Star Trek II Wrath of Khan), born in New York City

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Mary Astor (39) weds Thomas Gordon Wheelock

Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67
1945 Highlights

About December 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn