On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1945

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 112, his 1st post-War century, SA v Aust Services

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

United NationsUnited Nations Charter

Ratification of United Nations Charter completed

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Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
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Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Carrera, Nicaraguan actress (Angelica-Dallas), born in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Claude Marks, FALN member (FBI most wanted), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Don Douglas, Scottish actor (The Black Castle), dies at 40
1945 Highlights

About December 31, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn