On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1945

Historical Events


Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Morraine CC: Byron Nelson wins 5th and final major title and 2nd PGA title; beats ex-MLB player Sam Byrd 4 & 3

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson

Famous Birthdays

  • Jürgen Möllemann, German politician (d. 2003)
  • Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
1945 Highlights

About July 15, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer