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December 28, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Congress officially recognizes "Pledge of Allegiance"

Birthdays in History

  • Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )
  • Max Hastings, British editor-in-chief (Daily Telegraph)
  • Mike Gibbons, American rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods-Billy Don't be a Hero), (d. 2016)

Deaths in History

  • Theodore Dreiser, American novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74
1945 in History