August 14, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ho Chi Minh's Viet Minh movement launch a coordinated uprising against French rule across Vietnam following the Japanese surrender

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh

Victory in battleVictory over Japan Day

V-J Day, Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II (also August 15 depending on time zone)


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