70th Anniversary of end of WWII
Today was the 70th anniversary of the formal surrender of Japan. HERE
The instrument of surrender was signed aboard USS Missouri on 2 Sept 1945.
Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu sign Japanese Instrument of Surrender, a document signed on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2 1945 in Japan. (AP Photo/pool/Life)
Also on this day, the Battle of Actium was fought in 31 BC when Octavian bested the fleet of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra.
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