On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1945

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orchestra & mixed choir, premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • Wilma Mankiller, Native American activist, 1st woman chief of the Cherokee Nation, born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
1945 Highlights

About November 18, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio