On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Hector the Bulldog, Warner Bros. cartoon character (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Peck Up Your Troubles"
  • Ric Lee, British blues-rock drummer (Ten Years After - "Love Like a Man"), born in Mansfield, England
  • Thomas Pasatieri, American opera composer (Frau Margot), born in New York City
  • Vladimir Kozlov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow (d. 2012)
1945 Highlights

About October 20, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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