What Happened on September 9, 1945

Historical Events

Event 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

  • Japanese in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies

Sports History

Jimmie Foxx hits his 534th & final HR

  • Philadelphia A's Dick Fowler no-hits St Louis Browns, 1-0
1945 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], American R&B singer ("I Love You Anyway"; "Mashed Potato Time"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Olimi III of Tooro, African king of Tooro (1965-95) (d. 1995)
Born in 1945

About September 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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