October 16th, 1945
CANADA: Quebec City: The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations is founded with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations.
Corvette HMCS Sorel sold for scrap.
Minesweepers HMCS Blairmore and Milltown paid off Sydney, Nova Scotia. and laid up Sorel, Province of Quebec.
U.S.A.: The USAAF 78th Fighter Group establishes its headquarters at Camp Kilmer, Piscataway, New Jersey. (Jack McKillop)
Escort carrier USS Point Cruz commissioned.
Destroyer USS Lang decommissioned. (Dave Shirlaw)
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