On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan 'Pop' Robson, English soccer forward (Newcastle, West Ham), born in Sunderland, County Durham
  • Chris Dreja, British rock guitartist and bass player (Yardbirds), born in Surbiton, Surrey, England

Person of interestDaniel Ortega

Daniel Ortega, Nicaraguan politician (President of Nicaragua, 1985-90, 2007-), born in La Libertad, Nicaragua

President of Nicaragua and Revolutionary Leader Daniel Ortega
President of Nicaragua and Revolutionary Leader
Daniel Ortega
  • Niaz Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket), born in Varanasi, British India (d. 2000)
  • Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJerome Kern

Jerome Kern, American composer (Sally, Leave it to Jane), dies at 60

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern
Broadway Composer
Jerome Kern

1945 Highlights

About November 11, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio