On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Ken "The Snake" Stabler, NFL quarterback (Oak Raiders, Super Bowl XI), born in Foley, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Mike Pringle, Scottish politician
  • Noel Redding, rocker (The Jimi Hendrix Experience-Purple Haze)
  • Rick Berman, [Richard], televison 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? 74 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn