On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1945

Historical Events

  • Most US wartime rationing of foods, including meat & butter, ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Assaf Dayan, Israeli director and actor (Operation Thunderbolt), born in Nahalal, Mandatory Palestine (d. 2014)
  • Dennis Nilsen, Scottish serial killer, born in Fraserburgh, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • Jerry Harris, American sculptor, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Steve Landesberg, American comedian and actor (Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
1945 Highlights

About November 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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