What Happened on December 28, 1945

Historical Events

  • Congress officially recognizes "Pledge of Allegiance"

Famous Birthdays

  • Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )
  • Dwight Bement, American rock saxophonist (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - "Lady Willpower"; Flash Cadillac), born in San Diego, California
  • Max Hastings, British editor-in-chief (Daily Telegraph)
  • Mike Gibbons, American rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods-Billy Don't be a Hero), (d. 2016)
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

  • Theodore Dreiser, American novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74
1945 Highlights

About December 28, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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