On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1945

Historical Events

  • 12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)

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Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 9th Symphony

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General Douglas MacArthur lands in Japan

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Hong Kong liberated from Japanese control

Famous Birthdays

  • David Schiff, American composer, born in New York City
  • Fred Tackett, American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (Little Feat, 1988-2012), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
1945 Highlights

About August 30, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo