On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • (David) Noel Redding, British rock bassist (The Jimi Hendrix Experience - "Purple Haze"), born in Folkstone, England (d. 2003)
  • Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Ken Stabler, American NFL quarterback, 1968-84, 4X rpo-Bowl, MVP-1974 (Oakland Raiders - Super Bowl XI, and two other teams), born in Foley, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Mike Pringle, Scottish politician
  • Rick Berman [Richard], American television producer (Star Trek Generations), born in New York
  • Steve Mancha [Clyde Wilson], American singer/songwriter (Too Many Cooks)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor John Wayne (38) divorces Josephine Saenz (37) after 12 years of marriage

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne

1945 Highlights

About December 25, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn