On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1945

Historical Events

  • "Free People" premieres in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bonior, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • David Dukes, American actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Meinoud M Rost van Tonningen, Dutch Nazi collaborator (National Socialist Movement (1937-41), commits suicide at 51
1945 Highlights

About June 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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