Wednesday 5 December 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include J W "Corkey" Fornof in New Orleans and Jocelyn.
House of Dracula, directed by Erle C. Kenton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- J W "Corkey" Fornof in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; stunt coordinator (Octopussy).
- Jocelyn: Italian entertainer.
- Jocelyn Hattab: French filmmaker, television writer and television host.
- Moshe Kazav: Israeli politician.
- Serge Chapleau: French Canadian caricaturist.
- Moshe Katsav: Iranian-Israeli educator and politician 8th President of Israel
- Lost Squadron crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)
- Special Council of Annulment affirms death sentence of Max Blokzijl.
- Five U.S. Navy Avenger torpedo-bombers with 14 crew from Fort Lauderdale Naval Air Station in Florida disappear over the Atlantic Ocean, in what becomes known as The Bermuda Triangle. A search and rescue Mariner aircraft with a 13-man crew also disappears.
- Flight 19 is lost in the Bermuda Triangle.
- A flight of US Navy Avenger torpedo bombers known as Flight 19 disappears on a training exercise.
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