On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Underwood, England cricket spin bowler (86 Tests, 297 wickets @ 25.83), born in Bromley, England
  • Donna Deitch, American film and TV director (Sexual Advances, Women of Brewster Place), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Hanke, Official of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) of Nazi Germany, dies at 41
1945 Highlights

About June 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini