On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweezers from a relay & taped into the log

Computer Scientist and Admiral Grace Hopper
Computer Scientist and Admiral
Grace Hopper
  • Japanese in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies
  • Jimmie Foxx hits his 534th & final HR
  • Philadelphia A's Dick Fowler no-hits St Louis Brown, 1-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], American R&B singer (I Love You Anyway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Omukama Patrick David Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro