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)

Historic Event

Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil, resigns

  • 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? 76 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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