On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1945

Historical Events

  • First Cavalcade of Jazz outdoor concert held at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles with Count Basie, Valaida Snow and others

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Ivanov, Russian politician
  • Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • Ray Batten, English rugby league back-rower (Great Britain 3, England 3 Tests; Leeds 434 games) and coach (Wakefield Trinity), born in York, England (d. 2020)
1945 Highlights

About September 23, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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