On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Australian Test cricket batsman Lindsay Hassett is 124 not out as Australian Services draws with Prince's XI at Delhi; follows his 187 in 1st innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerd Müller, German retired footballer nicknamed "Bomber der Nation" (the nation's Bomber), born in Nördlingen, Germany
  • Ken Holtzman, American baseball pitcher and manager
  • Nick Simper, English bass guitarist (Deep Purple, Warhorse), born in Norwood Green, England
  • Robert "Bobby" LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), born in New York (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Alessandro Longo, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 80