On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1945

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a Montreal Royals

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player and Sports Executive Branch Rickey
Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey
  • US government announces end of shoe rationing

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Poshard, American politician (Rep-D-Illinois), born in Herald, Illinois
  • Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • Pamelo Mounk'a, Congolese musician, born in Ouesso, Brazzaville (d. 1996)
1945 Highlights

About October 30, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio