On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist
  • Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1988)
  • Jeannie C. Riley, American country singer (Harper Valley P.T.A.; Hee Haw), born in Stamford, Texas
  • John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • Keith Reid, British lyricist and poet (Procol Harum - "A Whiter Shade of Pale" ), born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
  • Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)
1945 Highlights

About October 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra