What Happened on December 31, 1945

Historical Events

Sports History

Before the biggest Adelaide Oval crowd of the season, batting maestro Don Bradman scores his first post-WWII century; 112 for South Australia v Australian Services

United Nations Charter

Ratification of United Nations Charter completed

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? 76 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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