1945Japan Surrender Surprises World
1945Emporer Hirohito Announces Japanese Surrender
1969Woodstock Festival Opens
1944World War II: Allies Launch Operation Dragoon
1914Panama Canal Opens
1941German Spy Executed at Tower of London
1947Pakistan Created by Partition of India
1057Scottish King Macbeth Is Killed at Battle of Lumphanan
This Day in History: Aug. 15

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1916Jesse Washington Lynched in Waco
1917China Declares War on Germany
1941Atlantic Charter Signed
1937China Takes on Japan in WWII's First Aerial Combat
1994Carlos the Jackal Captured
1935Congress Passes Social Security Act
1947Pakistan Gains Independence from Britain
1898Michelin Man Makes 1st Appearance
This Day in History: Aug. 14