What Happened on September 1, 1945

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Vince DiMaggio smashes his 4th grand slam of season, tying NL record, in an 8-3 win v Boston Braves

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustín Balbuena, Argentine soccer striker (8 caps; Copa Libertadores 1972, 73, 74, 75; Copa Intercontinental 1973; Club Atlético Independiente), born in Santa Fe, Argentina (d. 2021)
  • Mustafa Balel, Turkish writer
  • Peter Hewson, British pop singer (Chicory Tip - "Son Of My Father"), born in Gillingham, Kent, England

Famous Weddings

Kurt Vonnegut

Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (23) weds childhood sweetheart Jane Marie Cox

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57
1945 Highlights

About September 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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