What Happened on September 1, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season

Victory in battleSurrender of Japan

V-J Day, formal surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri marks the end of WW II (US date, 2nd September in Japan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mustafa Balel, Turkish writer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (23) weds childhood sweetheart Jane Marie Cox

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57