On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Article: Elvis Comes Fifth in Talent Show

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs meet in Baseball World Series for the 4th time; Hank Borowy pitches a 6-hit shutout as Cubs win Game 1, 9-0 at Briggs Stadium; Detroit wins series , 4-3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance at the age of 10

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member

Famous Birthdays

  • Kay Baxter, American bodybuilder (NPC Gold's Classic 1981), born in Monroe County, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Viktor Saneyev, Soviet triple jumper (Olympics 3 gold 1968, 72, 76), born in Sukhumi, Georgia