What Happened on August 30, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Famous Birthdays

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