On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1945

Historical Events

  • Paul Robeson wins Spingarn Medal for singing & acting achievements

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • Huell Howser, American TV host
  • Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Hovey, American tennis player (US Nationals 1895), dies at 77
1945 Highlights

About October 18, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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