On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1945

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 ["Der Bomber"], German soccer striker (62 caps; Bayern Munich 453 games, 398 goals), born in Nördlingen, Germany
  • Ken Holtzman, American baseball pitcher (2 x no hitters; MLB All Star 1972-73; World Series 1972-74), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 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
1945 Highlights

About November 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio