On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1945

Historical Events

  • 6th US Marine division reaches suburbs of Naha Okinawa
  • NSB-Fuhrer Rost van Tonningen makes failed suicide attempt

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

American paranormal investigator Lorraine Moran (18) weds partner Ed Warren (18)

Famous Deaths

  • Carel Adolph Lion Cachet, Dutch lithographer and wood carver, dies at 80
1945 Highlights

About May 22, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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