On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1945

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Allies refuse Japan's offer to surrender on the condition that Emperor Hirohito retains his status

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan

1945 Highlights

About August 11, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo