What Happened on September 11, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during most of World War II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal but fails - later he is hanged

Prime Minister of Japan during WW II Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister of Japan during WW II
Hideki Tojo
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