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

Mary Astor

Actress Mary Astor (39) weds Thomas Gordon Wheelock

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67
1945 Highlights

About December 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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