What Happened on July 3, 1945

Historical Events

Event of Interest

James F. Byrnes becomes 49th US Secretary of State, succeeding Edward Stettinius

Famous Birthdays

  • Iain MacDonald-Smith, English yachtsman (Olympic gold Flying Dutchman 1968), born in Oxford, England
  • Michael Cole, American actor (Pete-Mod Squad), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Michael Martin, British politician and Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-09), born in Glasgow (d. 2018)
Born in 1945
1945 Highlights

About July 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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