On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • American chess grandmaster Reuben Fine wins 4 simultaneous rapid (10 seconds per move) games blindfolded in New York City
  • US regains possession of Wake Island from Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Wood "Danny" Gatton, American guitarist (88 Elmira St.), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1994)