August 10, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged

Birthdays in History

  • Harriet Miers, White House counsel
  • Harry Thomas, Dutch founder (Schlager Festival Gay Party)
  • Larry Larden, rocker (Every Mother's Son)

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Robert H. Goddard, American rocket pioneer, dies at 62

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard