What Happened on September 27, 1945

Historical Events

  • Baldwin Bergerson's musical "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater, NYC; runs for 36 performances

MacArthur Meets Hirohito

US General and head of the Allied occupation of Japan, Douglas MacArthur, meets Emperor Hirohito in Tokyo for the first time

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • Kay Ryan, American poet (Hide and Seek), born in San Jose, California
  • Misha Dichter, Polish-American concert pianist (Tchaikovsky 2nd prize, 1966), born in Shanghai, China

Famous Weddings

Angela Lansbury

American actor Richard Cromwell (35) weds British actress Angela Lansbury (19) in Independence, California; divorce in 1946

1945 Highlights

About September 27, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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