Sunday 23 December 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Georges Aperghis and Dante Spanghero.
Scarlet Street, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 December 1945
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1945 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Georges Aperghis: Composer.
- Dante Spanghero: French rugby player.
- Claude Challe
- Adli Mansour
- Adly Mansour: Egyptian Judge who is currently (July 2013) the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court and the de facto interim President of Egypt.
- Diane Sawyer: Journalist.
- Geoffrey Wheatcroft: English journalist and author.
- Richard C Wohlhuter: 800m runner (1976 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Ron Bushy: American drummer (Iron Butterfly).
- Alberto Castagna: Italian journalist and entertainer who created the popular TV show "Stranamore" that ran for 11 years.
- Mogens Klitgaard: Danish Author (Brunkul), dies at 39.
- Frederick Astons Cinderella premieres in London
- Pope Pius XII encyclical Orientals omnes, about Rutheense church