On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1945

Historical Events

United Nations Charter

Charter of United Nations comes into effect

  • In France PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Christian, English artist
  • GĂ©rald Larose, Quebec labour union executive, born in Ham-Nord, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide

ExecutionVidkun Quisling

Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian Minister of Defense and Prime Minister (1942-45), executed for collaborating with the Nazis at 58

1945 Highlights

About October 24, 1945

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

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