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 guitarist and bass player (Yardbirds - "For Your Love"), born in Surbiton, Surrey, England

Daniel Ortega

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

  • 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 - "You Keep Me Hangin' On"), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

Jerome Kern

Jerome Kern, American composer (Sally; Leave It To Jane), dies at 60

1945 Highlights

About November 11, 1945

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

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