1945

 

Rulers:

• Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945)

• Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States (1945-1953)

Events:

• Portrait of a Courtesan, Fillide Melandroni (c.1597) and San Matteo e l’angelo (1602) by Caravaggio (in Kaiser Friedrich Museum) are destroyed during bombardments in Berlin.

Births:

• Adams, Maud (1945)

• Brandon, Michael (1945)

• Farrow, Mia (1945)

• Kapur, Shekhar (1945)

• Voyagis, Yorgo (1945)

Deaths:

• Charpentier, Georgette-Berthe (1872-1945)

• Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)

Art:

• Magritte, René (1898-1967): La condition humaine (1945)