On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB)
  • Senate approves US participation in United Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Gerzon, British mathematician and audio pioneer (Ambisonics), born in Birmingham (d. 1996)
  • Roberta Lynn Bondar, Canadian neurologist and astronaut (STS 42), born in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hunt Morgan, American evolutionary biologist, geneticist and embryologist (Nobel Prize 1933), dies at 79