What Happened on October 20, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Lawrence opens the Nuremberg Nazi war crime trials

Famous Birthdays

  • Hector the Bulldog, Warner Bros. cartoon character (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Peck Up Your Troubles"
  • Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)
  • Thomas Pasatieri, composer
  • Vladimir Kozlov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow (d. 2012)