What Happened on October 15, 1945

Historical Events

  • Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)

Famous Birthdays

Jim PalmerJim Palmer (77 years old)

American Baseball HOF pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1966, 70, 83; AL Cy Young Award 1973, 75, 76; no-hitter 1969; Baltimore Orioles), born in NYC, New York

  • Steve Camacho, West Indian cricket batsman, author, administrator (11 Tests, CEO WI Cricket Board), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

Pierre LavalPierre Laval (1883-1945)

Prime Minister of France (1931-32 and 1935-36) and Head of Vichy France (1942-44), executed by firing squad for high treason at 62

1945 Highlights

About October 15, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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