On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), 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


BattlePierre Laval

Pierre Laval, 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

Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval