On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Meeting of InterestMacArthur Meets Hirohito

US General and head of the Allied occupation of Japan, Douglas MacArthur, meets Emperor Hirohito in Tokyo for the first time
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General Douglas MacArthur meets Japanese Emperor Hirohito on September 27, 1945
General Douglas MacArthur meets Japanese Emperor Hirohito on September 27, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • Kay Ryan, American poet (Hide and Seek), born in San Jose, California
  • Misha Dichter, pianist (Tchaikowsy 2nd prize-1966), born in Shanghai, China

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Richard Cromwell (35) weds actress Angela Lansbury (19) in Independence, California