On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1945

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Loyalty Day in Argentina, mass demonstrations held to release Juan Perón

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

1945 Highlights

About October 17, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra