On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

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