V-J Day was on August 14, 1945. V-J Day marks the day that Japan surrendered to the Allied forces during World War II with "V-J" standing for "victory over Japan" and signifying the end of the conflict in the Pacific Theater.Continue Reading
Some historians argue that V-J Day is actually September 2, 1945, which marked the formal surrender of the Japanese to the Allies. On this day, the Japanese foreign minister and chief of staff of the Japanese army surrendered to General Douglas MacArthur in Tokyo Bay aboard the battleship U.S.S. Missouri.
V-E Day is regarded as May 8, 1945 and marks the official surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allies.Learn more about World War 2
It is estimated that there were between 14,000 and 19,000 casualties on the initial day of the invasion of Normandy. Allied forces suffered the greatest number with approximately 10,000 casualties. The Germans suffered between 4,000 and 9,000 casualties.Full Answer >
A popular National Boss's Day saying is, "By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be the boss and work 12 hours a day." Another popular saying is, "The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people."Full Answer >
The Amish celebrate Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Pentecost, Whit Monday (the day after Pentecost), Ascension Day, Saint Michael's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, the day after Christmas and New Year's Day. Most holidays celebrated by the Amish are religious holidays, and the Amish typically do not celebrate other United States public holidays. The holidays are used as a time to fast and focus on the scriptures related to the holiday.Full Answer >
National Skip Day, also known as International Ditch Day, may refer to the practice of not attending classes the day after the school football team wins a big game, or to the day when seniors collectively skip classes. National Skip Day occurs at both the high school and college level.Full Answer >