1943

Schweinfurt attacked by over 180 B-17s of 8th Air Force, which drop 485 tons of high explosives and 88 tons of incendiaries on German ball-bearing plants.

1944

The Dumbarton Oaks Conference ends, setting up the basic structure for the United Nations.

1945

Japan unconditionally surrenders to the Allies, ending WWII.

V-J Day. Victory over Japan Day (also known as Victory in the Pacific Day, V-J Day, or V-P Day) is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II, and subsequent anniversaries of that event.

1980

Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, dies after living a long life after the Holocaust.

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