On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1945

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

Abbott and Costello's film "The Naughty Nineties" released featuring longest version of their "Who's on First" routine

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor
Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor Bud Abbott
Comedian and Actor
Bud Abbott

United NationsUnited Nations Charter

Nicaragua becomes 1st nation to ratify the Charter of the United Nations

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Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
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  • US President Harry Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom
  • Washington Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Burt Ward, American actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rik Elswit, American rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show-In the Right Place), born in California
  • Rodney Matthews, English fantasy artist and illustrator, born in Paulton, England
1945 Highlights

About July 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer