On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

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 singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw), born in Stamford, Texas
  • John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • Keith Reid, rocker (Procol Harum) [or 10/10/46]
  • Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)