What Happened on June 13, 1945

Historical Events

  • Heerjansdam soccer team forms
  • Orokoe peninsula Okinawa captured, with 6,000 dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Garry Adey, English rugby union number 8 (2 Tests; Leicester Tigers 381 games) and businessman (Executive Chairman The Adey Group), born in Loughborough, England (d. 2023)
  • Ronald J Grabe, American Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-J, 30, 42, 57), born in NYC, New York
  • Whitley Strieber, American author (The Wolfen, The Hunger), born in San Antonio, Texas
Born in 1945

Famous Weddings

  • "Three Smart Girls" actress Deanna Durbin (23) weds film writer, producer and actor Felix Jackson at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas

About June 13, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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