What Happened on October 23, 1945

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

American baseball player Jackie Robinson signs contract with Montreal Royals, minor league farm team of Brooklyn Dodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Watts, American jazz, R&B, and pop session and touring soprano and tenor saxophonist (Charlie Haden's Quartet West; Carole King; Frank Zappa; The Rolling Stones), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Kim Larsen, Danish rock singer ("In the Middle of the Night"), born in Copenhagen (d. 2018)
1945 Highlights

About October 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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