On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1945

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kim Il-sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea

North Korean Founder and Dictator Kim Il-sung
North Korean Founder and Dictator
Kim Il-sung

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London

Fascist Politician and Nazi Propagandist William Joyce
Fascist Politician and Nazi Propagandist
William Joyce

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bromberg, American musician (Demon in Disguise), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Randolph Mantooth, American actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple

1945 Highlights

About September 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo