What Happened on September 3, 1945

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills: American Frank Parker successfully defends title; beats William Talbert 14-12, 6-1, 6-2
  • US Women's National Tennis Championship, Forest Hills: Sarah Palfrey Cooke wins second US title; beats Pauline Betz Addie 3-6, 8-6, 6-4
  • World War II: Japanese forces in the Philippines surrender to the Allies
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • George Biondo, American rock bass player, and songwriter (Steppenwolf, 1970-76 - "Sparkle Eyes"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mike Harrison, English keyboardist (Spooky Tooth - "It's All About"), born in Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Born in 1945

About September 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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