On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US invades Japanese-held Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Groucutt, English musician ( Electric Light Orchestra ), born in Coseley, England (d. 2009)
  • Rogie Vachon, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968), born in Quebec
  • Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American rocker (Grateful Dead), born in San Bruno, California (d. 1973)