August 16, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Puyi, the last Chinese Emperor and ruler of Manchukuo is captured by Soviet troops

Birthdays in History

  • Suzanne Farrell, ballerina (Don Quioxote), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Deaths in History

  • Takijiro Ohnishi, led Japanese kamikaze pilots (harakiri), dies