What Happened on July 14, 1945

Historical Events

  • Battleship USS South Dakota is 1st US ship to bombard Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Gordon, American drummer and studio musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2023) [1] [2]
  • Maxine Waters (Williard), American jazz (The Waters), and session vocalist (Thriller; The Bodyguard), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Peter Klatzow, South African pianist, composer (Inyanga; Still-life with Moonbeams), and educator, born in Springs, Transvaal, Union of South Africa (d. 2021)
Born in 1945
1945 Highlights

About July 14, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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