What Happened on August 12, 1945

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Emperor Hirohito of Japan informs the imperial family that he has decided to surrender

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Mael, American songwriter, composer and record producer (Sparks), born in Culver City, California
Born in 1945
1945 Highlights

About August 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo