On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1945

Historical Events

Film Release

"Mildred Pierce" starring Joan Crawford opens at Strand Theater, NYC; wins Academy Award for Best Actress

  • Canadian football's Calgary Bronks changes its name to Stampeders
  • Robert T Duncan appears as Tonio in "I Pagliacci"

Famous Birthdays

  • Conny Van Dyke, Nassawadox Va, actress (Framed, Hell's Angels '69)
  • Marielle Goitschel, French alpine skier (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Sainte-Maxime, France
1945 Highlights

About September 28, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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