On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1945

Historical Events

  • Barometric pressure at 856 mb (25.55") off Okinawa (record low)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes "Pa" van der Steur, Dutch missionary and philanthropist (Java), dies at 80
  • John McCormack, Irish-American tenor (Irish folksongs), dies at 61
1945 Highlights

About September 16, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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