On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1945

Historical Events


United NationsUnited Nations Charter

Charter of United Nations comes into effect

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Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
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  • 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

Person of interestVidkun Quisling

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

Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator Vidkun Quisling
Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator
Vidkun Quisling

1945 Highlights

About October 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio