On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1945

Historical Events

  • 55th Postmaster General: Robert E Hannegan of Mo takes office
  • Allies troop land on Balikpapan

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

First MLB superstar to return from WW II, Hank Greenberg homers in his 1st game (Detroit beats Philadelphia A's 9-5)

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Harry, American singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor (De Mike Bustyn Show), born in NYC, New York
1945 Highlights

About July 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer