On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1945

Historical Events

  • Flight 19 the "Lost Squadron" of 5 torpedo bombers and 14 airmen is lost east of Florida in the supposed Bermuda Triangle
  • Special Council of Annulment affirms death sentence of Max Blokzijl

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoff Emerick, British sound engineer and record producer (Beatles; Elvis Costello) born in Crouch End, North London, England (d. 2018)
  • J W "Corkey" Fornof, American stunt coordinator (Octopussy), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Weddings

Eddie Albert

Actor Eddie Albert (39) weds actress Margo (28)

1945 Highlights

About December 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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