On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1945

Historical Events

  • UN's Food & Agriculture Organization comes into existence

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Zavod, Australian classical and jazz pianist and composer, born in Melbourne (d. 2016)
  • Paul Monette, American writer and LBT activist, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Roger Hawkins, American drummer (the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section), born in Mishawaka, Indiana
1945 Highlights

About October 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra