On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1945

Historical Events

  • USS Cod saves 51 sailors from Dutch sub in only sub-to-sub rescue

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Schlossberg, American designer, author and husband of Carolyn Kennedy, born in NYC, New York
  • George Dzundza, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Law & Order), born in Rosenheim, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • George Barbier, American actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary), dies at 80
1945 Highlights

About July 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer