What Happened on September 8, 1945

Historical Events

  • US invades Japanese-held Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Groucutt, English musician (Electric Light Orchestra), born in Coseley, England (d. 2009)
  • Rogie Vachon, Canadian NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968), born in Quebec
  • Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American rock singer, harmonica player, and occasional keyboardist (Grateful Dead, 1965-72), born in San Bruno, California (d. 1973)
1945 Highlights

About September 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo