On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1945

Historical Events

  • A hurricane in southern Florida and the Bahamas destroys 366 planes and 25 blimps at NAS Richmond.

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Maura, Spanish actress
  • Jessye Norman, American opera singer (Carmen), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • Ron Shelton, American film director

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (b. 1876)
  • Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern, Austrian composer, dies at 61
1945 Highlights

About September 15, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo