On This Day

September 2, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Historic Event

Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam independent from France (National Day)

Surrender of Japan

V-J Day, formal surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri marks the end of World War II (Japanese date, 1st September in US)

  • V-J Day, formal surrender of Japan signed aboard USS Missouri marks the end of World War II (US date, 3rd September in Japan)