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January 1, 1945 Tulsa defeats Georgia Tech 26-12 at the Orange Bowl
February 3, 1945 Eighth Air Force participates in a massive B-17 raid against Berlin, Germany.
  Eighth Air Force
March 29, 1945 Basketball star Walt Frazier born, Atlanta
April 12, 1945 Pres. Franklin Roosevelt dies at Warm Springs, Georgia, victim of a cerebral hemorrhage.
April 13, 1945 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's funeral train stops in Atlanta to change engines on the way to Washington, D. C. Thousands turn out to say a final good-bye to the President.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
October 12, 1945 In King v. Chapman federal district court judge T. Hoyt Davis rules that King had the right to vote in the Muscogee County Democratic Primary.
  The Road to Integration
October 23, 1945 Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to play for the Montreal Royals.
  Jackie Robinson
October 25, 1945 Kansas City Monarchs decide not to prevent Jaackie Robinson from playing for Montreal (International League).
  Jackie Robinson
October 29, 1945 C. E. Woolman named president of Delta Air Lines
  Delta Air Lines
  Delta Air Lines
December 5, 1945 Five Avenger-class torpedo bombers leave Ft. Lauderdale NAS on a training flight over the Atlantic and disappear five hours later. One credible theory to the disappearance of the planes is that they landed in the Okefenokee Swamp.
  Okefenokee Swamp
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