What Happened on October 17, 1945

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
Born in 1945

Famous Weddings

Ava Gardner

American actress Ava Gardner (22) weds American bandleader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood; divorce in 1946

1945 Highlights

About October 17, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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