On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1945

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro
  • Last organized Japanese defiance broken (Tarakan)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Garang, Sudanese leader and politician (d. 2005)
  • K B Wilson, methodist Preacher/Principal (Westminster College Oxford)
  • Kjell Albin Abrahamson, Swedish journalist and writer
  • Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

Famous Deaths

  • Lt Gen Ushijima, Japanese commander, commits suicide at Okinawa
1945 Highlights

About June 23, 1945

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer