What Happened on September 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • David Drake, American sci-fi author, veteran and lawyer (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot), born in the United States
  • Lou Dobbs, American journalist

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Geiger, German physicist (co-inventor of the Geiger counter), dies at 62