On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • KLS-AM in Oakland Ca changes call letters to KWBR (now KDIA)

World RecordMiracle Mike!

Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated in Fruita, Colorado; he survives for another 18 months before choking to death.
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Mike the headless chicken
Mike the headless chicken
  • Vidkun Quisling sentenced to death for collaborating with Nazis

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Feliciano, Lares, Puerto Rican singer/songwriter (Light my Fire)
  • Rein van den Broek, Dutch trumpeteer (Ekseption)
  • Richard M Mullane, Tx, USAF/astro (STS 41-D, STS-27, STS-36)
  • Tom Ligon, actor (Joyride), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Väinö Raitio, Finnish composer, dies at 54