What Happened on September 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during most of WW II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged

Prime Minister of Japan during WW II Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister of Japan during WW II
Hideki Tojo
  • US invades Japanese-held Korea

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