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, American stage and screen actor (WKRP in Cincinnati - "Andy"), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Ken Stabler, American Pro Football HOF quarterback (4 x Pro Bowl; NFL MVP, First-team All-Pro 1974; Super Bowl 1976; Oakland Raiders), 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 soul singer (100 Proof - "Too Many Cooks (Spoil The Soup)"), born in Walhall, South Carolina

Famous Divorces

John Wayne

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

1945 Highlights

About December 25, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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