On This Day

October 1, 1945 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

World heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis is discharged from US army after being awarded the Legion of Merit

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestRod Carew

Rod Carew, Panamanian Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (18-time MLB All Star; AL MVP 1977 Minnesota Twins), born in Gatún, Panama Canal Zone

Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder Rod Carew
Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder
Rod Carew