On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • (Russell Glyn) "Russ" Ballard, British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Argent - "Liar"; "You Can Do Magic"), born in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
  • Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor (Groundhog Day), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • John "Moon" Martin, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bad Case Of Loving You), born in Altus, Oklahoma (d. 2020) [1] [2]
  • Rik Kenton, British musician (Roxy Music, Woody Kern), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Ainley, English actor (As You Like It), dies at 66
1945 Highlights

About October 31, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio