On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Priscilla Presley, American actress (Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Richard Ottaway, British politician (C), born in Sonning, Berkshire
  • Steven Norris, British Conservative politician, born in Liverpool, England
  • Terry Callier, American soul, folk and jazz guitarist, and singer-songwriter ("What Color Is Love"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
1945 Highlights

About May 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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