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 Interest

Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil, resigns

  • Happy Chandler resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commissioner
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Melba Moore [Beatrice], American singer and actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1945

Famous Deaths

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

About October 29, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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