What is celebrated on 8th August?

NATIONAL HAPPINESS HAPPENS DAY HISTORY It eventually evolved into Happiness Happens Day, a day created to celebrate the expression of happiness. August 8th was chosen as it is the anniversary of the first membership in 1998.

What is August 8th Japan?

Mountain Day Observances

Year Weekday Date
2019 Sun Aug 11
2019 Mon Aug 12
2020 Mon Aug 10
2021 Sun Aug 8

Why did Japan surrender on V-J Day?

In a radio address in the early afternoon of August 15 (August 14 in the United States), Emperor Hirohito urged his people to accept the surrender, blaming the use of the “new and most cruel bomb” on Hiroshima and Nagasaki for the country’s defeat.

What date was V-J Day?

Aug 15, 1945 – Sep 2, 1945Victory over Japan Day / Dates

Who Is Born August 8?

More celebrities with birthdays today Actor Nita Talbot is 91. Actor Connie Stevens is 83. Country singer Phil Balsley of The Statler Brothers is 82. Actor Larry Wilcox (“CHiPS”) is 74.

What special days are in August?

Holiday Category Tags
Aug 8 Monday
Dying to Know Day Special Interest Awareness, Educational, Lifestyle
Happiness Happens Day Health Appreciation, Lifestyle, Mental Health
International Cat Day Animal Cat, Pet

What happened on 8th August 1945?

August 8, 1945 (Wednesday) Radio Tokyo gave its first full report on the Hiroshima bombing, concluding with the claim that the Americans had used methods which “have surpassed in hideous cruelty those of Genghis Khan.” The Soviet Union declared itself to be in a state of war with Japan as of midnight August 9.

What is Japanese Showa Day?

April 29
Showa Day (Showa no Hi), first celebrated in 2007, is named in honour of Hirohito (the Showa emperor) and falls on the day of his birth, April 29. That date had previously been declared Greenery Day (Midori no Hi) after the emperor’s death in 1989, to promote the emperor’s appreciation of nature.

Who defeated Japan?

On August 8, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan and invaded Japanese-occupied Manchuria. After Japan agreed to surrender on August 14, 1945, American forces began to occupy Japan. Japan formally surrendered to the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union on September 2, 1945.

When was Hiroshima bombed?

August 6, 1945Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki / Start date

When did war with Japan End?

NEW ORLEANS (August 10, 2010) – On August 14, 1945 the world learned that Japan had surrendered, effectively ending World War II, a war that Americans thought would go on indefinitely. No newsflash in modern history has ever been greeted with such overwhelming celebration.

What Zodiac is August 8th?

LEO (July 24 – Aug.