What Happened on October 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Elvis Comes Fifth in Talent Show

  • Elvis Presley made his first public appearance as a singer on this day. It did not go well: he came fifth in a local talent show. But he was only ten years old.

Historical Events


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
  • Tigers & Cubs meet in World Series for 4th time
  • World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member

Famous Birthdays

  • Kay Baxter, Woodsfield Ohio, Best Bodybuilder in World (1983-85)
  • Viktor Saneyev, USSR, triple jumper (Olympic-3 gold/1 silv-1968-80)