Thursday 2 August 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Lady on a Train, directed by Charles David, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Jewell Jackson McCabe: President (National coaltion of 100 black women).
- Alex Jesaulenko: Austrian-Australian footballer and coach.
- Bunker Roy: Indian educator and activist.
- Eric Simms: Australian rugby player and coach.
- Joanna Cassidy: American television and movie actress best known for her role in "Falcon Crest.
- Pietro Mascagni: Italian operatic composer, one of the principal exponents of verismo, a style of opera writing marked by melodramatic, often violent plots with characters drawn from everyday life.
- Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman and Churchill
- World War II: the Potsdam Conference, at which the Allied Powers discuss the future of defeated Germany, is concluded.
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