On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1945

Historical Events

  • US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Gallagher, Scottish pop-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (Gallagher and Lyle - "I Wanna Stay With You"), born in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Martin Wesley-Smith, Australian composer, born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2019)
1945 Highlights

About June 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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