On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1945

Historical Events

Film & TV History

William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw), fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster, charged with treason in England

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? 76 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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