On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1945

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) charged with treason

Fascist Politician and Nazi Propagandist William Joyce
Fascist Politician and Nazi Propagandist
William Joyce

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Bascom, American geologist and 1st woman hired by the US Geological Survey, dies at 82
  • Harold C. Roberts, American commandant 22nd regiment marines (3 Navy Crosses), dies in battle during Okinawa campaign at 46
  • Simon Bolivar Buckner, American Lieutenant General of 10th Army, dies in action during Battle of Okinawa at 58
1945 Highlights

About June 18, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini