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September 10, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • KLS-AM in Oakland Ca changes call letters to KWBR (now KDIA)

Miracle Mike!

Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated in Fruita, Colorado; he survives for another 18 months before choking to death.

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Mike the headless chicken
Mike the headless chicken
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Historic Event

Vidkun Quisling sentenced to death for collaborating with Nazis

Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator Vidkun Quisling
Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator
Vidkun Quisling

Birthdays in History

  • Rein van den Broek, Dutch trumpeteer (Ekseption)
  • [Richard] Mike Mullane, American USAF, astronaut (STS 41-D, STS-27, STS-36), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
1945 in History