What Happened on July 10, 1945

Historical Events

  • Admiral Marc Mitscher named chief of US Navy staff

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Marie PoirĂ©, French film director, born in Paris
  • John Motson, British football broadcaster (10 x FIFA World Cups; 10 x UEFA European C'ships; 29 x FA Cup finals; BBC, Talksport), born in Salford, England (d. 2023)
  • Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist, born in Kremnica, Slovakia
  • Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Toni Fritsch, Austrian soccer forward (9 caps; Rapid Vienna) and American football kicker (Super Bowl 1971 Dallas Cowboys; Pro Bowl 1979), born in Petronell-Carnuntum, Austria (d. 2005)

Virginia WadeVirginia Wade (77 years old)

English tennis player (US Open 1968, Australian Open 1972, Wimbledon 1977), born in Bournemouth, England

Born in 1945
1945 Highlights

About July 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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