On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1945

Historical Events


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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

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Jimmie Foxx hits his 534th & final HR

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx
  • 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
1945 Highlights

About September 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo