On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1945

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)
1945 Highlights

About September 4, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo