What Happened on August 29, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British liberate Hong Kong from Japan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gen MacArthur named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Copping, Essex England, rock bassist (Procol Harum)
  • Wyomia Tyus, Griffin Ga, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)