What happened this day in history August 15, 1945

What are the important events that happened on August 15, 1945? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 15, 1945: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 15, 1945 is the 227th day of the year 1945 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 2, 1945 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaicosaheptagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $266.45. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 15, 1945 Historical Events

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    World War II: Japan surrenders to end the war.

Who were born on August 15, 1945?

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    Begum Khaleda Zia, Bangladeshi politician
  • 1945
    Duffy Dyer, American baseball player
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    Gene Upshaw, American football player (d. 2008)

Who died on August 15, 1945?

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    Korechika Anami, Japanese War Minister (b. 1887)

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