On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1945

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marshal Philippe Pétain, leader of the French Vichy collaborationist regime during World War II goes on trial

French General Philippe Pétain
French General
Philippe Pétain

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold W. Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)
1945 Highlights

About July 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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