The United States dropped the world's first atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
31-year old revolutionary martyr who fought the Japanese invaders Zhao Yiman was killed at Zhuhe, which is today’s Shangzhi county, Heilongjiang Province.
Claire Lee Chennault, the American military aviator and the leader of “Flying Tigers” finished his position in China.
Japan’s China Garrison Army on the one hand kept pressuring Chinese General Song Zheyuan to accept various demanding conditions, but on the other hand they were preparing their forces to take Peking and Tianjin.
Tong Linge and Zhao Dengyu died in the war against the Japanese aggression.
The Proclamation Defining Terms for Japanese Surrender was published on the Potsdam Conference, demanding Japan’s immediate surrender.
Well-known Chinese journalist and publisher, Zou Taofen, died of illness.
The American observation team arrived in Yan’an for some comprehensive investigation.
American Army General Joseph Stilwell formally put forward a plan to retake northern Myanmar and western part of Yunnan.
Chiang Kai-shek made a statement at Lushan, announcing armed resistance to the Japanese aggression.
Mao Zedong met Edgar Snow, a famous American writer and journalist. That was their first meeting.