On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1945

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
  • John Milford Rutter, English composer, conductor, and arranger, mainly of choral music (Mass OfThe Children), born in London.
  • Lou Dobbs, American journalist (Lou Dobbs Tonight), born in Childress County, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Geiger, German physicist (co-inventor of the Geiger counter), dies at 62
1945 Highlights

About September 24, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra