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

Baseball Record

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


Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Harry, American singer (Blondie - "Heart of Glass"; " The Tide Is High"; "Call Me"), and actress (Hairspray), 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? 76 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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