On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Aurore ClĂ©ment, French actress (Paris, Texas), born in Soissons, Aisne
  • Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse James Payne, a sharecropper, lynched in Madison County, Florida
1945 Highlights

About October 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra