On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1945

Historical Events

  • First ballpoint pen goes on sale, manufactured by Reynolds in the US (just beating biro)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil, resigns

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas
  • Happy Chandler resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commissioner

Famous Birthdays

  • Melba Moore [Beatrice], American singer and actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Erich Blaich [Dr. Owlglass], German writer (Simplicissimus), dies at 72
1945 Highlights

About October 29, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio