Thursday 2 August 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jewell Jackson McCabe and Joanna Cassidy.
Lady on a Train, directed by Charles David, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1945 ?
- 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).
- Joanna Cassidy: American television and movie actress best known for her role in "Falcon Crest.
- Alex Jesaulenko: Austrian-Australian footballer and coach.
- Bunker Roy: Indian educator and activist.
- Eric Simms: Australian rugby player and coach.
- 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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