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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1945.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1945: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1945?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1945 Japan surrenders ending WWII (US date, 9 / 2 in Japan)
  • 02 Sep 1945 59th US Womens Tennis: Sarah P Cooke beats Pauline Betz (36 86 64)
  • 03 Sep 1945 65th US Mens Tennis: Sgt Frank A Parker beats Wm Talbert (14-12 61 62)
  • 04 Sep 1945 Ruben Fine wins four simultaneous rapid chess games blindfolded.
  • 05 Sep 1945 (2030 hours) Igor Gouzenko, a cipher clerk at the Soviet embassy in Ottawa, Canada, leaves the embassy with 109 top secret documents, seeking political asylum rather than return to the Soviet Union.
  • 07 Sep 1945 Japanese at Rioekioe-islands surrender
  • 08 Sep 1945 Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during most of WWII, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged
  • 09 Sep 1945 1st bug in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay and taped into the log
  • 10 Sep 1945 KLS-AM in Oakland Ca changes call letters to KWBR (now KDIA)
  • 11 Sep 1945 World War II: Australian 9th Division forces liberate the Japanese-run Batu Lintang camp, a POW and civilian internment camp on the island of Borneo.
  • 12 Sep 1945 The Japanese Army formally surrenders to the British in Singapore.
  • 15 Sep 1945 A hurricane in southern Florida and the Bahamas destroys 366 planes and 25 blimps at NAS Richmond.
  • 16 Sep 1945 Barometric pressure at 856mb (25.55 inches) off Okinawa, Japan (record low).
  • 18 Sep 1945 1000 whites walk out of Gary, Indiana, schools to protest integration.
  • 19 Sep 1945 Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea
  • 20 Sep 1945 German rocket engineers begin work in US.
  • 22 Sep 1945 Stan Musial gets five hits off five pitchers on five consecutive pitches.
  • 26 Sep 1945 All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid
  • 28 Sep 1945 Mildred Price starring Joan Crawford opens at Strand
  • 29 Sep 1945 Cubs clinch NL pennant
  • 30 Sep 1945 The Bourne End rail crash, in Hertfordshire, England, kills 43

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1945?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Some Sunday Morning
  2. - Gotta be This or That
  3. - I'll Buy That Dream
  4. - 11:60 P.M.
  5. - Along the Navajo Trail

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Memento

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America