On This Day

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, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968), born in Quebec
  • Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American rocker (Grateful Dead), born in San Bruno, California (d. 1973)
1945 Highlights

About September 8, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo